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n. - Household articles made of substances that typically show a characteristic luster, are good conductors of electricity and heat, are opaque, can be fused, and are usually malleable or ductile (especially for use at table).

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  • Attractive investment in high-precision metalware with excellent long-term growth prospects.
  • Certain Emblems ARE however allowed on mugs, plates and other ceramics, as well as metalware and other goods specifically made for the occasion.
  • This is often the case with craft products, such as glassware, metalware, particularly gold and silver work, rugs and mats, sandals and jewelry.
  • Because of the organic acids, molasses should not be stored in tin or metalware dishes, as the solvent action results in producing poisonous tin and other metallic salts.
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