April 30, 2011. Bill Szydlowski
The best way to maintain the beautiful finish of your silvereware or flatware collection is by storing them in velvet lined or padded flatware storage chest. Doing so will ensure that their appealing look won’t be tarnished.
Good news is that, flatware storage chests now come in a wide range of designs, sizes, styles, finishes, and materials. And because of this, the shopping and selection process can become an arduous and confusing task, particularly to first-time buyers.
To help you end up with the best choice, here are some of the important criteria to consider when shopping for one.
Number of Pieces To Be Stored: One of the essential factors to note when purchasing a flatware storage chest is the number of silverware or flatware pieces that it needs to accommodate. This will greatly affect how big the chest should be.
The Style of the Chest: If you are buying the chest to also double as a décor accent in your dining area, then it is of the essence that you choose one that will blend well with it. For instance, a flatware wood chest with beautiful carvings would surely be a beautiful addition to your kitchen curio cabinet. A flatware storage chest with leather covering, meanwhile, would be the perfect complement for your leather dining chair and table set.
The Size of the Storage Chest: The size of the storage chest that you should purchase will depend on the number of items that it has to keep and organize. Bigger storage chests are perfect for storing more utensils and large cutlery. Meanwhile, smaller storage chests are ideal for keeping valuable silverware sets that you rarely use.
Be sure that you keep all of this information in mind to ascertain that you will get the perfect type of flatware storage chest that will best address your needs.
Updated April 30, 2011. Published February 9, 2011. Bill Szydlowski