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Founded in 1726, Rörstrand is one of Sweden’s oldest porcelain manufacturers. From the very beginning, Rörstrand has been synonymous with quality and sound craftsmanship. Rörstrand’s dinnerware sets has made it to cult status and is handed down through generations. There is no doubt that Rörstrand’s designs are an integral part of Swedish design heritage.
Throughout the years Rörstrand has created both classic and daring porcelain ranges. Here are a few of their most popular sets:
Mon Amie is a classic porcelain tableware set was originally designed by Marianne Westman in 1952.
This dinnerware collection designed by Louise Adelborg was released in 1930 and is to this day one of the most popular porcelain collections in Sweden.
Ostindia is one of Rörstrand’s most popular sets of china, designed in 1932 by Nils Lundström.
As a part of the Fiskars Groups, The Nordics leading concern in everything from interior decoration to gardening. Their goal is to make sustainable products that make the day to day life easier of their customers. Their products all need to meet a these criterias:
These are the principals set in the Fiskars Group’s code of conduct. All products and manufacturing have to follow these principles, and the Fiskars Group’s suppliers continuously work to meet these requirements.
in 1726 Röstrand's china was manufactured in Rörstrand castle in Stockholm. In 1926 the entire business was moved to Gothenburg, and later it was moved to Linköping. However, in 2004 production in Linköping was shut down.
Today, Rörstrand’s porcelain is primarily manufactured by suppliers in Hungary, Indonesia, Thailand and Sweden.
That Rörstrand’s highly sought after porcelain is passed on from generation to generation is now part of the tradition. But in order to ensure that your tableware set keeps its longevity as possible we advise to follow some simple precautions. This is how you best care for your porcelain:
In the everyday use of you dinnerware set you will inevitably encounter scratches and marks. If you do get get black marks and lines on your porcelain it is most likely due to the stainless steel cutlery, which can leave residue on your porcelain in the form of those black marks and lines.
Always use rinse aid as it makes the surface of your porcelain less susceptible to getting marked by stainless steel or damaged by other means.
If you have already gotten black marks and lines from the use stainless steel cutlery you can always gently rubbing it away with polish.
Rörstrand has several porcelain collections that have been manufactured for several decades. Some of these have been complemented, updated and adapted in order to fit the living standards and trends of today.
Rörstrand’s porcelain has also been manufactured in several different factories in various locations throughout their long history. Because of this there can be slight variations found when comparing old pieces to newer products from the same series.
Founded in 1726, Rörstrand is one of Europe's oldest manufacturers of porcelain. Their secret to success has been innovative yet timeless designs, craftsmanship, and tradition. Older sets of Rörstrand porcelain are today sought after, and the designs continue to influence others to this day.
Here at Nordic Nest you will find both classic sets and newcomers from Rörstrand's extensive range of china and dinnerware. Buy a full set of plates, mugs, and bowls from your favourite tableware series, or mix and match colours to create your own personalized dinnerware set. Make sure to care for your porcelain set properly, so that it can be passed on from one generation to the next.