• Foo dog and Herend

    Did you know?
    In the name Fo Dog or Fu Dog, the Fo stands for Buddha or Prosperity. Herend and the whole Austro-Hungarian Monarchy was influenced by orientalism in the 19th century so it was obvious for them to include Foo dogs in the product range. But where did Foo dog came from?

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  • History of Herend Rothschild Décor

    In the 1850—60s it was a common practice to use several hundred or thousand-year-old Far Eastern porcelain décors as a base when creating new European patterns. This applies to the history of the Rothschild décor as well…

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  • Interesting Facts about the Herend Royal Garden (EVICT) Décor

    The Royal Garden décor is the modernized version of one of the most popular patterns of Herend Porcelain Manufacture, the more-than-160-year-old Victoria décor. Some of the most interesting facts about this unique pattern can be read below.

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  • History of Porcelain – The Secret of the “White Gold”

    Porcelain is the noblest ceramic material. The word ceramics comes from the Greek Kerameia, which means ‘fired’. Porcelain is a “white wonder” made of ceramic material heated to high temperatures in a kiln.

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  • History of the Herend Porcelain Manufactory

    The past few days we’ve visited the Manufactory of Herend in Hungary. It is always a miracle to return to the hometown of the European White Gold. We met the Manufactory leaders, had some words with the painters, and also discussed some of our new ideas with the management. This is a great moment to say a few words about the start of the Manufactory.

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  • 7 famous people who bought herend porcelain ware

    Herend porcelain ware, dinner, coffee and tea sets are very popular not just among everyday people but famous people, like celebrities and royal families as well. Those who like style, uniqueness, affordable luxury and traditional or modern-style porcelain ware, prefer investing in a long-lasting, quality porcelain set. The below royal personalities and celebrities also have – at least one – set of Herend porcelain ware at home.

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