Jump on the Hand-Crafted Dinnerware Trend Without Spending All Your Money

Add an artisanal look to your kitchen cupboards while skipping the high prices.

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January 25, 2019

Mango Wood Slab Serving Plate

Available in medium, large or platter sizes, these lovely serving pieces will get a lot of action at your next dinner party. The honey-colored mango wood plates feature a beveled shape and uneven edges.

Buy It: Food52, $25–$48

Pastel Speckle Salad Plates

This gorgeous set of four salad plates looks like they were handpainted by some hipster artist in Brooklyn. Organic, uneven edges and uniquely painted designs also add to the handmade vibes. If you don't want to use them as salad plates, they would also work nicely as serving pieces or even smaller appetizer plates.

Buy It: West Elm, $35.00

Femme Torso Mug

Make your morning coffee sesh extra cheeky with these femme torso mugs crafted in the form of a woman's silhouette. These would be a great addition to your own coffee mug collection or an excellent gift idea for your "girl power" besties.

Buy It: Urban Outfitters, $14.00

Marin Serving Bowl

This stoneware serving bowl is made in Portugal and comes in eight muted colors. With uneven edges and hand-antiquing on each of the bowl's freeform rims, this piece looks straight-up artisanal.

Buy It: Crate & Barrel, $29.95

Coconut Bowl + Spoon Set

This handsome set is made from reclaimed coconuts from Vietnam and Bali. Coconut shells are cut, cleaned, sanded and polished to create each uniquely shaped piece. The spoon that comes with the bowl is crafted from dark ebony wood.

Buy It: Amazon, $21.97

Wash Appetizer Plates

These small plates look like they came directly from a local potter's studio. Choose between indigo blue, dusty pink or neutral, or mix up all the colors for a more casual look.

Buy It: CB2, $3.50

Stoneware Mallorca Mug

Flowers, animals and tropical palm trees — these mugs have it all. Choose from black, blue or orange, each featuring a lively coordinating pattern.

Buy It: Target, $5.99

Triton Tumbler

These delicate glass tumblers look like they're made from beautiful hammered glass in a glass blower's studio. The dusty pink is our favorite of the bunch. They would look adorable on a weekend brunch table or at a special party like a baby or bridal shower.

Buy It: Anthropologie, $8.00

Natural Stoneware Dinner Plates

These raw stoneware plates are available in dinner, salad and dessert sizes. Each one of them has a glossy white glaze that still lets the plate's clay texture peek through. They're each made to order, so you can get as many plates as you need to round out your collection.

Buy It: Etsy, $20 each

Hand-Painted Animal Canape Plate

This cute hand-painted dish will make you smile every time you load it up with olives, nuts or other yummy hors-d'oeuvres. Featuring three adorable llamas, this brightly colored dish will quickly become a go-to in your cocktail party arsenal. Best of all, it's dishwasher and microwave safe!

Buy It: West Elm, $14.00