I also would love some advice! 2 pieces have broken in transport out of the whole set. Im not sure if I un-packaged them too soon and needed to give it time to adjust to the temperature here? because they where fine when I un-packaged them but then as they where sitting I heard a crack and the serving bowl had broken into 3 pieces, and then later I heard another crack and another one of the bowls has a crack now but it didn't break. They where shipped from montana to fairbanks, alaska. Also any advice on repairs or fixing a crack? I want to keep them for sentimental reasons as they where my grandmothers.