At the mention of high tea, one may become a little aflutter with
excitement and seize their most exuberant bustle and feather hat, but in
reality, high tea’s origins aren’t quite as exciting.
Back in the 1700s in Mother England, high tea was for the working man,
and there were no dainty finger sandwiches, no scones or cupcakes or
pastries – it was cheese and meats and bread, and of course tea (but not
But don’t look so dejected! Ladies the world over have reclaimed high
tea as a social event since then, adding spots and frills and stripes
enough to put the Mad Hatter’s Tea-Party to shame! Cristina Re have been
hard at work in creating the Age of Elegance High Tea Collection,
channelling everybody’s inner dame for a tea time range worth its weight
in sugar cubes.
Within the Age of Elegance collection, porcelain of fine quality is
adorned with bold stripes or pretty spots, in splashes of feminine pink
or ever-so stylish ebony and accented with touches of twenty-four karat
gold. These lavish tea cup and saucer sets are just the thing to get the
This is high tea for the designer duchess, and she waits within us all…
Age of Elegance Stripes Teacup & Saucer features:
Designed in Australia.
Made from porcelain.
Teacup and saucer both feature a beautiful, twenty-four karat gold-plated trim.
Presented in a charming Cristina Re gift box.
Hand wash recommended.
Design: Pretty Stripes.