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About Shelley - Pottery & Glasses

As the fine china brand that put bone china on the map (or dinner table, as it were), Shelley Potteries exemplifies elegance with its china sets that include delicate cups, plates, and painted pottery pieces. Known for lush floral designs, striking and edgy geometric patterns, and creative use of color, a Shelley cup and saucer is considered by many as a work of art. Shelley plates are almost too beautiful to use with food, and they come in sets that have names like Briar Rose, Greek Key, and Summer Glory. Shelley Dainty Blue china is one of its most popular vintage designs, with intricate blue flower designs surrounding the rims of the cups, plates, and teapots. You can find one-of-a-kind Shelley pieces on eBay in order to add eye-catching vintage pottery to your kitchen collection or to display on a sideboard or in a china cabinet. Once you have a set, there’s no need to feel guilty if you don't want to use your pretty new china, because it's so attractive that the very idea of pouring tea into one of the flower-covered cups just might make you wince.