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Here you can find step-by-steps and other guides to our webshop. You can also find good advice and inspiration about home decor, packing fragile things, plastering, as well as read about whether plates can go in the dishwasher, how to design your own cake stand, and much more!

 

How old are my porcelain and collectibles?
How old are my porcelain and collectibles?
Here you can find an overview of DPH Trading's guides for how to age determine Bing & Grondahl or Royal Copenhagen porcelain.
How Bing & Grondahl mark their 2nd Quality items
How Bing & Grondahl mark their 2nd Quality items
Although 2nd Quality items from Bing & Grondahl are rare, it is a good idea to familiarize yourself with how to check the quality of Bing & Grondahl porcelain.
How Royal Copenhagen mark their 2nd Quality items?
How Royal Copenhagen mark their 2nd Quality items?
If you shop privately or at various flea markets, etc., or just want to know what sorting your item is, it is a good idea to familiarize yourself with how to check the quality of Royal Copenhagen porcelain.
What quality
The 5 product qualities at DPH Trading
Are you curious about how DPH Trading sort qualities? Read more about the product qualities at DPH Trading here.
How to pack fragile items
How to pack fragile items
Read our guides on how to pack fragile items for mail and transport. Avoid broken hearts and damaged items - get useful advice and tips here.
Design your own centerpiece
Design your own centerpiece
Bring your old, dusty, blue-glazed Christmas and Mother's Day plates back to life! Use them in a centerpiece or etagere, and serve everything from sushi and tapas to homemade cookies and fruit - simple and elegant! Find inspiration and read about how the centerpieces are made.
How to decorate your wall with plates!
Wall decoration
There are something for every taste when you decorate with plates on the walls in different patterns and styles. Make your home unique with plates placed uniquely, so that they fit your exact taste!
How Christmas plates are made
Read here about how the Danish Christmas plates are made
See and read about how the famous Christmas plates from Royal Copenhagen is made! Here you find a walkthrough of the production of plates with the Christmas plate from 2011 showcased.
Trendy interior ideas
Trendy interior ideas
Here you can find inspiration for your interior decorating. Mix new and old, use for example old plates, figurines, silver, and glass for new and exciting interior.
How to Maintain Georg Jensen Ornaments
How to Maintain Georg Jensen Ornaments
Maintain your Georg Jensen Christmas decorations so they look great when it's time for Christmas, and so that they keep their value incase you one day want to sell them.
How to clean and polish silverware and other metals
How to clean and polish silverware etc.
Here are some good advice for making your silverware, brass, copper and bronze shine on your table and in your home. Do not hesitate to put your silverware on display and make your table unique.
Can I clean my Christmas plates in a dishwasher?
Can I clean my Christmas plates in a dishwasher?
Most people don't use their fine and expensive dinnerware for everyday use. They are afraid that their fine dinnerware will be damaged by a wash in the dishwasher or maybe by use in a microwave oven. That is a shame! We have made this guide to describe whether your dinnerware can be used in the everyday life with a dishwasher, microware oven, etc.
Learn the difference between Faience and Porcelain
Porcelain or Faience?
Here you can read about the difference between faience and porcelain. We describe what makes the two types of pottery different, as well as their origin.
What is the difference between overglaze and underglaze porcelain?
Underglaze or Overglaze?
Overglaze and underglaze is to different ways for decorating porcelain. The difference is when during the production the decoration is applied. Read more about the difference here!
One can eat from most wallplates
One can eat from most wallplates
Yes, you can eat of your blue painted Christmas plates. This applies to both Christmas plates and Mother's Day plates. They are NOT toxic to eat from. Read more about what you need to pay attention to, if you wish to eat from your plates.
Buy second hand and mix it into the modern decor
Great reasons to buy second hand
Are you a little doubtful regarding the second hand trend? Here you can read 6 good reasons why you should seek out the old and antique for your interior design.
Søholm is associated by many with retro decor
How to decorate a retro home
If you're one of those who get soft in the knees at the thought of retro style in the home or you're just curious, read along here, where we give 5 good tips for decorating a retro home.
How to find DPH Trading
How to find DPH Trading
Need help finding the DPH Trading boutique? Follow the directions here and visit our store on Mondays, Thursdays or the first whole weekend of the month.
How to buy
How to buy in 4 easy steps
Here you can see how you can buy items at DPH Trading. Follow the simple steps and buy easy online.
3 different ways you can sell to DPH
3 different ways you can sell to DPH
Follow this guide if you are considering to sell to DPH. See how you can sell to DPH in three different ways and choose the one that suits you the best.
How to sign up for items out of stock
Sign up for items out of stock in 5 easy steps
Sign up for items out of stock and get an offer when it is back in stock. Learn how to sign up for out of stock items in 5 easy steps here.
Ask before you buy
How to ask before you buy
Read here about how to use the "Ask before you buy" function. Follow the six steps in the guide and get a reply within 4 business days.
DPH Trading's dictionary
Have look in the dictionary at DPH Trading. Find descriptions, abbreviations and explanations for words and terms you did not know about before.