Founded in 1971, The Sterling Shop has been a family owned and operated business for over 39 years. The company began as a mail-order and pattern-matching service and later expanded by exhibiting at antique shows throughout the Pacific Northwest.
The Sterling Shop expanded its customer reach in 1995 with the debut of its website, www.sterlingshop.com. The initial website showcased some of the more popular patterns and hollowware pieces and provided internet users with helpful information about silver. It also connected customers from across the United States and abroad to The Sterling Shop's extensive inventory.
Realizing the growing importance of the internet and taking into account online shopping trends, The Sterling Shop made it a mission to take their website to a new level of technology and convenience. In the Summer of 2005, The Sterling Shop launched its first e-commerce website. The site expanded The Sterling Shop's display of products by allowing the easy upload of the company's 10,000+ item inventory and it provided shoppers with safe, secure online ordering. In May of 2007 The Sterling Shop upgraded its e-commerce capabilities with a new and improved hosting solution. The new site offers a host of advanced features including one-page check out, a customer Wish List and much more.
Though small in numbers, The Sterling Shop is big on customer satisfaction! We are very particular about the condition of the silver we sell and that is why we fully stand behind our 100% satisfaction guarantee. If you have questions about the correct size, style or pattern, please contact us - it is always our goal to ensure that the silver you purchase from us will complement your current set.
Shown at left: Juanita Mallorie, founder of The Sterling Shop, exhibiting at an antique show during the company's early years.
Shown at left: Three generations of The Sterling Shop, from left: Andee Rose, Juanita Mallorie & Mary Harland, Circa 1990.
Shown above: Mary Harland and The Sterling Shop display at the Rain of Glass Show, 2005.