The start to any tableware is a good dinner plate collection. There are many different types of plates, which vary based on material, size and design, as well as extra features. Not every dinner plate is made for every occasion. You can always use multiple different types of dinner plate sets, depending on the occasion. For everyday dinner plates, you’ll find that earthenware and stoneware are your best options. These are affordable choices that look elegant on any table. There are also all sorts of unique materials, if you are looking to make a statement at your table. You can get solid color dinner plates, striped, or ones with ornate paintings. The best dinner plate sets match your dining room style and fit well with the rest of your tableware and table décor.
Dinner plates are made from all kinds of materials, from ceramic to glass. Ceramic dinner plates are either stoneware or earthenware and are perfect for everyday use. Stoneware is a simple and long-lasting everyday dinner plate that is made in all sorts of colors with smooth and shiny glazes. Earthenware is the second type of ceramic that is popular for everyday use. Once an earthenware dinner plate is made, it must be glazed to seal out water. These are perfect if you’re looking for a dinner plate set at an affordable price. Everybody covets an elegant porcelain or china dinner plate. These ceramics are fired at high temperatures or fired twice with a blend of bone ash. Although these dinner plates are slightly more expensive, they do have a more refined look and high durability.
Once you’ve chosen the right material, you can focus on picking out the dinner plate set with the shapes that match your personality. You can find round dinner plates in many different styles, from traditional to contemporary. Oval plates also look great in all styles. If you want a modern or contemporary look to your tableware, then check out square and triangular plates. These dinner plates look great when paired with simple and angular flatware. Square and triangular dinner plates are perfect for a modern dinner party, especially with a linen tablecloth.
Aside from material and design, dinner plates also have a bunch of special features that make cleaning, storing, and upkeep much more manageable. If you don’t like to stand over the sink after a meal, then go with dishwasher safe dinner plates. Most ceramics are dishwasher safe, including stoneware and earthenware. China and porcelain are not dishwasher safe or microwave safe. If you prefer renewable materials, or products that are eco-friendly, then there are many different glass and wood plates with fun colors and rich wood stains.
At Wayfair.com, we try to make sure you always have a zillion options for your home. That's why we have so many Dinner Plates for sale on our site, including Dinner Plates from brands like Signature Housewares and Lenox. We want to make sure when you buy one of our Dinner Plates online from Wayfair.com, you're getting the one that's exactly right for you, whether that's the Sorrento 11" Dinner Plate (Set of 6), the French Perle 11" Dinner Plate, or something entirely different and unique to your home.
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