Corelle Dinnerware Set, Sand Art, 20-Piece Reviews

Corelle Dinnerware Set, Sand Art, 20-Piece

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Corelle is my new hobby - Sand Art is my latest set

Dec 28, 2010
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Pros:durable, affordable

Cons:Pattern is discontinued. Pattern is dated.

The Bottom Line: I recommend Corelle dishes! Check Walmart on line as well as your local Corelle outlet and WorldKitchens.com
Great & very durable. Easy to stack and clean. Great for kids too.


A few weeks ago I knew only the basics about Corelle dishes from my various encounters with them over the years. I think the main reason I am familiar with them is that I have odds and ends of bowls, platters and plates that people have given me or left at our house by accident over the years. This Christmas I was hoping to get a new set to call my own, which ended up opening a whole can of worm for me and the world of "Corelle".

To make along story short, I found a new-used set of Corelle dishes in the Sand Art pattern at a thrift store tonight. The set contains 8-each of dinner plates, bread & butter plates, saucers and mugs. I say "new-used" because the store sells used items but the set looks like it has never even be used once.

I looked on the corelle site to figure out which pattern I had purchased. You can look up retired patterns here:
http://www.corelle.com/index.asp?pageId=27

The pattern is a bit festive and perhaps dated, but I am planning to use it at the beach so it turns out that it will work perfectly. I bought the set for $20.00, which is great considering that even the most economical 16 piece set here in Canada is at least $25.00, and that is only 4 place settings in a box.

I am really excited to be switching to Corelle. I love the durability of these dishes. I was reading on line about the way they are made and this is what I found:


"Our Livingware collection is created using a hub lamination process, which creates a break- and chip-resistant glass. The result is a lightweight, yet incredibly strong glass that is oven, microwave and dishwasher safe. Its durability is unmatched and it comes with a 3-year limited break and chip warranty for your complete assurance."
http://www.corelle.com/index.asp?pageId=7

For our home I have purchased the equivalent of 3 sets by ordering at WorldKitchens (on line). Orders made at Corelle outlets this month qualified for free shipping, so even better for me. I am getting several pieces in the sandstone colour because they will match our "bisque" appliances and I prefer the beige over white dishes. Sandstone are now discontinued so the prices were amazing.

One thing to note is that some modern Corelle sets come with stoneware mugs that are not chip resistant like the glass Corelle. Look into this before you purchase.

Pros
- Corelle dishes are known to be very durable.
- I got 2 sets for a great price.
- The Sand Art pattern will go great for the purpose I had in mind.
- Kids can use these and probably (hopefully) not break them.
- I can now elminate all the mix and match pieces and just keep matching sets (no longer need plastic for the kids).

Cons
- Pattern is discontinued so replacement items would be expensive if I needed any.
- Pattern is a bit dated.


Recommend this product? Yes

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