plated shows a representative cross section of the high-quality products of the company. Classics and child cutleries which are already offered in alpacca by the company from Austria at the time of Arthur Krupp can be found here as far younger designs which have originated at the end of the 20th century, for the dining culture in the hotel or at home.
Austrian company Berndorf, Menuet and Premiere, are probably the oldest and nicest designs of the Austrian brand steeped in tradition. Both flatware models are silver plated on alpacca, the so typical material for Berndorf, the Austrian alpacca silver typical for over 160 years. Today both designs are produced Germany and are provided with contemporary 180g silver plating. Menuett and Premiere are traditional flatware patterns which have lost none of their charm in the course of the time. Eating learning tools for children are the pattern of Grimms Märchen (Grimm fairy tale). The handles are decorated with scenes from the fairy tales of the brothers Grimm as reliefs. Once like today one of the elegant methods to introduce children to table culture. A whole series of other products are based on the range of the stainless steel flatware of the Berndorfer company: Royal Solitude and Royal Chippendale, Royal Baguette and Walzer, to name only some. These are provided on a core from stainless steel with 90g of silver plating. All these cutleries are equipped with hollow handle knives and have unobstrusive dimensions.
as unpretentious companions in everyday's life and stand professional demands at hotel and catering. With the silver plated cutleries of Berndorf by the different production methods big differences between prices are notable, so that the enterprise Berndorf in Austria can satisfy the most different needs with the flatware. Whether modern, timeless or traditionally: in this assortment you can discover your favorite silver.
Silvered objects do not differ optically from massively silver ones. The silver plating is a galvanised surface which is applied on a core from base material like steel, alpaca (German silver) or bronze. Steel is used especially for cutlery from great serial productions which can be produced cost-efficient. We find bronze particularly with candelabras and hollowware, while German silver with high-quality silver plated cutlery. Alpaca is an alloy of copper (Cu), nickel (Ni) and zinc (Zn) and with his qualities similar to pure silver (Ag). Luxurious decors can be exact executed with this base material. The surface is galvanised with silver which quality is given in gramme per 12 table forks and table spoons - which are accepted with 24 dm². Then there occur names as 90, 100, 150, 180, with or without other additions. This designation mainly is use in Germany, objects of other origin have another - or none - name of the silver layer.
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