Inexpensive Teacups Report UPDATED: 17 January 2018
We are often asked, “where can I find inexpensive teacups? “ That is a great question. There are several resources that you might consider if you want to add to your teacup collection. Owning an assortment of affordable cups and saucers will come in handy for children’s tea parties, additional guests, gifts, picnics and more.
In addition, some people have grown a business hiring out pretty crockery for tea parties. The business can also host and cater for the tea parties, depending upon the business owner’s intent for the business. More on this idea in another post…
Here are a few of our very favorite “go to” resources.
Now they don’t sound like a specialist tea or china or porcelain company, do they? But with the online influence and effective ‘buying power’ that Amazon have, they can provide some truly competitive deals. Couple that with the fact that you can read what other people have said about the products they’ve purchased by way of Reviews, and you’ll have a pretty good idea of what to expect if you purchase a product from this heavyweight. Add to that the likelihood of qualifying for free postage, super-fast postage and great customer service (think : what will happen if you have a breakage during delivery?) and you’ll likely be very pleased with your inexpensive teacups purchase.
Gracie China on Amazon
Here’s an example of a gorgeous set, with a high customer review rating from quite a high number of customers :
Brew to a Tea on Amazon
Brew to a Tea have wonderful prices and ratings on their tea wares. On this particular setting, below, they have 4.9 out of a possible 5 star rating! I don’t think I’ve ever seen a better rating on a product! They’re obviously doing something right.
This set even comes beautifully packaged, so is ideal for a gift:
Kendal Teawares are also really well priced and have great reviews. They’re also really pretty! We love this set:
2. Roses and Teacups
For a truly beautiful, feminine experience head over to Roses and Teacups any time of the day and night for some beautiful tea cups inspiration. Their collections are to die for, they have free shipping for orders above a certain, very reasonable amount, and the prices will really surprise you. CLICK HERE
As well as a stunning range of inexpensive tea cups, Roses and Teacups also stock beautiful serving ware, stationery and all things Victoriana. To Browse, CLICK HERE:
3. Magpie Marketing
If you are looking for British China then look no further than Magpie Marketing. While Magpie is essentially a wholesale company their purchase minimum is SUPER LOW so anyone can probably find a way to work with them. Here are a few examples of things they recently featured on their site.
-Mix and Match China Cups and Saucers – Bone China $5 each
-Oversized Breakfast Cups and Saucers- Bone China $10 each
-London Design Teacups and Saucer (set of 2) – $8
4. The Teapot Shoppe
Recently brought to Tea Party Girl’s attention by a valued reader, The Teapot Shoppe is doing beautiful things out of Atlanta, Georgia. They are an online retailer, have a huge range, a heap of experience and supply not only traditional teapots and tea sets, but also children’s tea sets and tea cosies. They’re a great place to go for gift ideas.
5. Ebay Lots
Ebay has long been a “go to” place for china. We have found many teacups on this site however, there is a key to saving money. Here it is! Always shop for teacup lots. You will not only save money on the cups and saucers you will also save money on shipping.
Here are some recent finds :
– 30 piece set of Grosvenor china teacups – $15.00 plus shipping
– 4 cups set vintage pink and gold teacups set – $12 plus shipping
– 23 vintage Royal Albert teacups. – $220 plus shipping (very collectible)
Tea Party Girl (Sonya Michelle) is particularly fond of china trios (cup, saucer and plate) and collects them for her Tea Party Hire business! It’s not always a way to buy cheap tea cups, but sometimes gorgeousness is worth just a bit more!
6. Local Sales
Last but not least, you can always search for inexpensive teacup sets at garage sales, thrift stores and at Overstock.com