A Crystal Cake Stand Is A Thing Of Beauty
It is hard to imaging anything which conjures up images of a more elegant bygone age than a beautifully
crafted crystal cake stand. Pieces like the Kensington cake dome pictured below are intricately etched and
catch the light from every angle.
This is an outstanding piece which as you might expect is fairly expensive with a retail price of
around $178. However at the time of writing Amazon are offering discounts of around 50% on this item, depending
upon which supplier you order with. How long the discounts will last is impossible to say - Amazon prices to tend
to change frequently. You can check this discount by clicking on the button below.
And here is another beautifully made example - its a crystal cake plate made by the well known
Crystal Plate Style Cake Stand
This is the Freedom footed crystal stand from Godinger. It is ten inches square so large
enough to show off a celebration cake. This is a heavy stand weighing around ten pounds. It can be complemented
with other items from the extensive Godinger range which includes a stunning set of crystal dessert plates with
forkswhich are perfect for serving cake.
If you really want to wow your dinner guests and create a little elegance then the 5 light crystal
candelabras certain to impress.
Of course this cake stand would fit in quite nicely with just about any range of crystal.
Marquis by Waterford Vintage Garden Crystal Cake Plate
This Vintage Garden cake plate by Waterford Crystal is ideal for outdoor dining when you want
something a little more stylish than melamine plates and a plastic tablecloth! Having said that this piece would
look fabulous in any setting. There are lots of other pieces in the Vintage Garden range to add to your collection.
Measures 12 inches in diameter and the pedestal is 4 inches tall.
Simplicity is often the height of elegance and nowhere is this more true than in the Waterford
Crystal Ballet Icing footed cake plate pictured above. The delicate pattern is based on the craft of the master
cake decorator forming circular spirals on crystal. Measures 12" diameter.
Now this is something really special. It is called the Twelve days of Christmas and is made
by Waterford. If you have a soft spot for crystal, and in particular Waterford Crystal, you are likely to fall
in love with this piece.
The bad news is that this is a limited edition collectors piece and will set you back a small fortune! This list
price for this is about $4,000 although Amazon currently sell it for substantially less. Clicking on the picture
will take you to the latest price.
A piece of crystal like this is something you will want to use yourself, but also something most people would
hope to hand down to future generations of the family. As such although undoubtedly very expensive it can be a good
Made in Ireland the set includes the Waterford Lismore 14" cake knife. A care card is enclosed with the product
to help you keep it in pristine condition. Measures 16" in diameter and is 8" tall. Introduced Spring 2008.
Crystal Cake Dome
The cake dome has been very popular over many years and shows no sign of losing its appeal. They
are now available in an almost endless range of different styles from the classic to the ultra modern and
A crystal cake dome is the most traditional and is still well loved. The Dresden cake dome pictured
above is a fine example of the traditional intricate crystal style.
The anchor Hocking Cake Dome is a far simpler design but nevertheless has enough style and elegance
for any setting. The manufacturer states that it is dishwasher safe but I think most people would feel a bit less
nervous hand washing it!
This is just a small selection from what is available. If you are looking to add a crystal cake
stand to your collection you should have no trouble finding something you will love.