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Traditions of breaking plates not in Singapore.

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Traditions of breaking plates not in Singapore.

Breaking dinnerware at a celebratory gathering as a traditional ritual can be considered a dying tradition like many other old superstitions. While the majority of the populace might not have observed this practice, most are familiar with the practice through film and television dramas. However, as observers from outside, the reason behind the practice is often unknown. Therefore, it leads people to wonder about the questions like “who breaks dinnerware at family gatherings?” or “what is the reasoning behind the practice?” 

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What to do with my broken ceramic dinnerware?

Broken Ceramic Dinnerware Ceramic Plates

What to do with my broken ceramic dinnerware?

  Suppose one day you happen to drop and break your ceramic dinnerware, do be careful as picking up the pieces by hand can be dangerous. Always remember to handle all broken pieces with care. When disposing of the broken dish, wrap it in a few layers of old newspaper before throwing it out. This will prevent any injuries and keep our trash collectors safe. Usually, when dishes are broken, the very first thought we have is to clean up and toss them away as it doesn’t serve its purpose any longer. If you had no attachment to the piece...

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