Sterling Hut Blog


Parker's of Lexington: Your Headquarters for Wedding Details

It’s that time of year, when wedding planning reaches a fever pitch for happy brides and grooms. Have you found everything you needed? Come to the Parker's of Lexington's Sterling Hut for all your important details. We offer a huge selection of gifts suitable for both bridesmaids and groomsmen, all at very budget conscious prices. And if you’re going to be an important guest?  Give the bride and groom an unforgettable Monique Lhuillier Cake Topper to grace their cake.

Your Solution for Seasonal Holiday Entertaining

Soon the snow will start to melt and springtime will emerge from the frosty air. It’s a time for reflection, for joy, and for family get-togethers and holiday entertaining. Are you prepared with the right home decor and serveware? Impress those important relatives and significant colleagues with gracious table settings and barware. Only Parker’s of Lexington’s Sterling Hut has the lowest prices on all the finest crystal stemware, serving sets and bar accessories you’ll need for the perfect event.

Mother’s Day Is Sooner Than You Think!

We understand how busy life can get sometimes, especially between family and work obligations.  And yet, the right gift for Mother’s Day can mean so much to a very special wife or mom. Save yourself the hassles of a last minute scramble for the perfect present, and choose from an array of delightful presents straight from Columbia’s Parkers of Lexington. What about a gorgeous Italian silver picture frame, crafted from the finest materials by European artisans trained in centuries-old techniques?

BRRRRRR!!!!! It’s Football Season!

It’s time for football season, and nothing enhances an hours-long game in a cold stadium more than an elegant flask filled with your favorite beverage. The elegance of a  sterling silver flask cannot be underestimated. Impress your friends, family and fellow football fans with an accessory bound to attract compliments!

The Perfect Gift for Any Bridal Party

Express your gratitude to a loving group of bridesmaids or groomsmen with the presentation of these lovely horizontal glass crescent picture frames and Waterford crystal photo frames. With room for a personalized engraved message of your choice, they make considerate and generous gifts for any bridal party.  Say “thank you” to your family and friends for helping you recognize the most momentous of occasions: your wedding.

Let Them Entertain in Style with a Chicago Sterling Coffee and Tea Service

So many young people today lack the accessories of style that the older generations took for granted. Give your bride and groom the necessary equipment they’ll need for a lifetime of charming get-togethers and traditional home entertaining: the Chicago Sterling Coffee and Tea Service.  This isn’t just any coffee and tea service, either.

Give Classic Elegance with An Engraved Crystal Desktop Clock

Perfect as a corporate award, an elegant birthday gift or a lovely housewarming present, an affordably priced but always elegant engraved crystal desktop clock is a show stopper. Available in a variety of styles to fit any decor or occasion, these are timeless gifts meant to be passed on through future generations.

The Finest Sterling Silver Picture Frames, Suitable for Every Occasion

When it comes to choosing an elegant but affordable present for a bride and groom, a  beloved relative or trusted co-worker, a sterling silver picture frame is always the right answer.  Engraved with a customized message, it is bound to become a treasured heirloom, gracing the home or office of the recipient for a lifetime. Here at the Sterling Hut we are proud to stock  a huge inventory of options for any occasion, with picture frames suitable for anniversaries,  graduations, weddings, retirement parties and more. Some gifts endure.



* What is meant by the term 92.5% Sterling Silver, pure sterling or solid sterling silver picture frames?   The definition for these terms is an alloy of silver containing 92.5% silver and 7.55% copper or other material.   Any solid 92.5% sterling silver item is marked "Sterling".   Silverstar International Elite Sterling and Signature product lines are solid sterling silver with 92.5% sterling silver purity.

* What is meant by Bi-laminated Sterling Silver, as in bi-laminated sterling silver picture frames?   Composed of 50% sterling silver at marked AG +silver content formala as opposed to 925, Bi-laminated sterling silver definition is a sheet of sterling silver and an alloy (aluminum or other) fused together in the manufacturing process.  Whereas some U.S. manufacturers mark this product "Sterling", as a conservative Italian company Silverstar marks this type of product based upon the  weighted sterling silver content using an industry accepted formula.  Francesco Moretti sterling silver picture frames are made with Bilaminated Silver with a tarnish resistant surface.

* What is meant by Weighted Sterling?   The term means a sheet of 925 sterling silver sandwiched around weighted material.  Our Mazzetti Silver Gift Collection is manufactured with this weighted sterling silver manufacturing technique to reduce the silver item's cost to our customers.    Weighted sterling silver gifts are marked "Argento", the Italian name for "Silver".

* What is meant by Sterling Silver Plated, as in sterling silver plated picture frames or sterling silver plated mint julep cups?  One silver coating over a metal base.  Bianchi Silver products are sterling silver plated with not one but 6 coats.  That makes Bianchi very special and unique to the common silver plated that only have one thin coat.   Our product will not turn black but will retain the beauty for many years to come.