AYNSLEY CARE INSTRUCTIONS
Storing your Aynsley Tableware:
To avoid scratching, when plates are stacked together
they should not be slid out from a stack — always lift them out carefully.
Washing by hand:
We suggest that, as a matter of hygiene, you always wash any new
purchases of tableware before first use, in a mild solution of liquid detergent.
Washing-up is one of the occasions when tableware can be damaged if it is not properly handled
during both the washing and draining. Even in water, the glazed surfaces can become scratched if
rubbed against other items with any force. So avoid putting too many plates into the water at any
Normal dishwashing products used in hand-hot water will not harm your tableware. Tea and coffee
stains can be removed with any tea/coffee stain remover, or by soaking in a mild solution of bleach
then rinsed thoroughly. Bar Keeper`s Friend or tooth powder will remove ‘metal marks' which can
be caused by minute deposits of metal from certain types of cutlery. Abrasives and harsh scourers
should not be used on your Aynsley Tableware.
Washing in a Dishwasher
- Only plain white or pattemed china without gilding can be safely put into a dishwasher,
when used on a gentle cycle.
- Load the washer so that pieces do not touch each other; to avoid the risk of scratching
and do not overload.
- Follow manufacturers instructions on quantity of detergent to be used.
- As soon as the wash water has drained away, there should be an immediate rinse
cycle to flush away deposits of detergent that will form a film if allowed to dry on the
In hard water areas, deposits may form on your tableware in time if the water is
allowed to dry on the ware. These soluble deposits can easily be removed with a dilute acid such
lf your tableware has gold, silver or a platinum edge decoration it should
NOT be used in a microwave. lf there is no precious metal decoration it can be safely used in a
Aynsley Tableware can safely be used in freezers. Care should, however, be taken
when re—heating frozen food. No matter how strong the tableware, sudden changes of temperature
(e.g. taking from the freezer and placing directly into a hot oven) are likely to cause thermal-shock
that will damage the ware.
Warming your Tableware:
lt is perfectly safe to warm your tableware gradually and evenly
to 100cc, however, it should never be exposed to direct heat from a naked flame or to rapid changes