An enamel plate from the 1950s that was made in Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP
Jason Wordie
Opinion

Opinion

Then & Now by Jason Wordie

How Hong Kong’s glazed enamelware fell in and out of fashion and is currently making a comeback

  • Cheap and durable, glazed enamelware was once a sizeable industry in the city
  • Pushed out by materials like Pyrex in 1950s, it is now enjoying a modest revival

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An enamel plate from the 1950s that was made in Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP
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