Pretty Plates Vintage China Hire

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About Us

Pretty Plates is a family run Sligo based business which aims to provide a high quality vintage china rental service. Although I have only recently begun hiring out my china, it has really been in the works for more than 20 years. As a teenager my first job was in a bridal wear shop on a Saturday where I learned how to work with dried flowers, later I moved on to spend some time working with fresh flowers in a Sligo shop. This was the start of an interest in all things pretty and my mums work as an artist (described in one newspaper as 'sunny Elizabeth') was also a huge inspiration.

I inherited my first piece of china more than 15 years ago, from my nanna, a rather unusual Doulton Burslam piece, and have now compiled a huge collection of more than 1000 pieces of antique china, by manufacturers such as Royal Stafford, Duchess, New Hall, Royal Albert, Royal Grafton, Colclough, and Royal Doulton to name just a few. This china is all available to grace your table at your wedding, retirement, engagement, baby shower, or just for a get together with the girls. As a hobby I have often organised parties and trips for (sometimes large) groups of friends, so certainly have the organisational skills to help with making your event something special! I love the idea of something old actually being used, and look forward to sharing it with you!

Pretty Plates

You can contact us by telephone at 086 3556416 or use the email and facebook links at the bottom of the page.

We look forward to helping you with your next event.

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