Bud Bright cutlery is a delicate and refined addition to any table setting. The design takes inspiration from the unfurling buds of lotus flowers and water-lilies and captures the formal beauty of nature.
Each piece has a slender, stem-like handle which slightly elongates past the palm to emphasise the line. The subtly tapered handle of the spoons and forks ensures a comfortable grip and the short blade of the knife balances out the pattern.
The pattern achieved the Red Dot Design Award in 2010 and the Chicago ‘Good Design’ Award for excellence in design in 2011.
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Bud Bright cutlery is part of Cutlery Collection 5.0 - All pieces in this collection are made from best quality 5.0mm stainless steel, a heavier gauge which features exceptional balance and comfort. All patterns in this collection are sold at one price.
Bud Bright spoons and forks are made from the highest quality 18/10 stainless steel.
Bud Bright knives are forged from specially hardened stainless steel for a fine cutting edge.
Care & Need to Know
We recommend washing your cutlery/flatware in the dishwasher:
• Wash on a short hot cycle 65°-75°C (150°-167°F)
• Use quality branded all in one dishwasher tablets*
• Keep Rinse Aid topped up and Salt (for hard water areas).
• Avoid washing with non-stainless steel metals (this can cause rust staining - especially on knives).
• Ensure the dishwasher filters are cleaned and use a proprietary dishwasher cleaner regularly.
*For UK customers we recommend Fairy Platinum Plus and for US customers Cascade Platinum Plus.
When washing your Cutlery/Flatware by hand:
Rinse cutlery/flatware to remove all traces of food as soon as possible after use. Wash in warm soapy water with a microfibre cloth or non abrasive brush**. Try to avoid soaking your cutlery/flatware and always dry thoroughly immediately after washing.
**Always avoid scouring with pads or abrasive cleaners as this will scratch the surface.
To restore your finish on your cutlery/flatware we recommend using a dry microfibre cloth.
For further information please see our Cutlery/Flatware Product Care page.
Bud Bright cutlery has a Lifetime Guarantee.
Delivery & Returns
Standard Delivery (2-4 working days)
Express Delivery (1-2 working days)
Next Working Day Delivery
Channel Islands (2-5 working days)
Please see our Delivery Page for more information.
Free for Europe orders over £150 (€180)
Free for USA orders over £150 ($180)
Free for orders over £350 to Canada, Israel, Mexico, Qatar, Singapore, South Africa & UAE
We deliver to over 220 countries, please see our Delivery Page for more information.
Returns are FREE (Mainland UK only)
We are happy to accept returns of unused and undamaged items within 28 days of purchase for a full refund.
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Design Story: Bud
Taking inspiration from the bud of the lotus, this pattern really captures the formal beauty of nature. The tightly wrapped and pointed shoot of the flower appears through foliage floating on the water’s surface - a tall, slender stem, unfurling and fragrant. It was intended to suit a more refined style of dining emerging at the time and Kit deBretton Gordon recalls her brief: "an elongated design with a delicacy to mirror the elegance of fine dining. I loved creating something unique and unlike anything we had in the Robert Welch portfolio at the time."