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silver plate

a thin layer of silver deposited on a base metal
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Studio Ten "Gold-edged" chargers, vintage Old Paris hand-painted dessert plate, Reed arid Barton "Francis 1st'" sterling flatware, vintage silver-plate goblet
Mottahedeh "Red Lace" service plate, Castleton "Jubilee" dinner and dessert plates, Rogers Brothers silver-plate flatware, "Spring Leaf" crystal goblets, Table Art "Holly" napkin ring
It was not a good year for sterling and not a good year for silver-plate," said one industry executive.
Both silver-plate and sterling are cyclical business," noted a manufacturer.
There is also one new silver-plate pattern called Beaded Bouquet, offered in a 65-piece set.
Silver-plate flatware sales again felt the biggest decline in sales in the tabletop industry in 2000.
The fates of sterling silver and silver-plate flatware are intertwined; as long as consumers perceive sterling silver to be a better value, they will opt for it over silver plate, which serves as a "tweener" by bridging the stainless-steel and sterling silver categories.