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Besides the delicious food, dinnerware is the main attraction of any dinner table. With this in mind, choosing the right dinnerware set for you and your family can be a fun (yet often confusing) experience.So, let’s dive in and take a look at the best dinnerware materials, how to choose the best dinnerware set for your purposes, the beauty of mixing and matching dinnerware designs, and how to care properly for your dinnerware so that it’s an investment that lasts a lifetime.
Porcelain is traditionally made from a silicone material called kaolin that gives porcelain products their flexibility, plasticity and strong structure. Porcelain dinnerware is also made from pottery stone, which gives the material its hardness and translucency, as well as its non-porous surface. Porcelain is an extremely strong dinnerware material, as it is:
Looking to Royal Doulton again, our friends there have been manufacturing ceramics and porcelain since 1815, so when it comes to porcelain dinnerware, they’re the highest quality choice. Our personal favourites from Royal Doulton’s porcelain collections include 1815 (a vibrant and colourful range of porcelain) and Pacific (rigorously tested porcelain that’s highly durable and perfect for everyday use).
‘There is no wrong or right way in selecting a tableware set. However, it is important to think of the various occasions and style of occasions it will be used for, and the type of food that will be served in it. The personality of a tableware set has an important role in setting the mood of an occasion.’
There are many different items that can make up a dinnerware set, such as:
You can have your favourite pieces that you use every day, or you can have a special set that comes in handy when hosting friends and family. The choice is up to you!
A good idea is to buy a dinnerware set that accommodates the number of people in your household, such as the Wedgwood Gio Set for four people or the Wedgwood Gio Gold Set for a single diner.
Wedgwood dinner sets come in a host of different sizes and configurations, ranging from two to twenty-six piece sets. Here are some examples of what is included in a variety of our standard dinner set sizes.
Offering complete service for four people, as well as a rectangular tray and oval platter to really enhance your table setting.
Perfect for everyday use and offering complete dinner service for four people.
The perfect dinnerware set size for one person, this size of set includes:
Wedgwood china dinner sets are strong and durable in their essence, however there are still measures you can take to make sure you are serving your family and friends on your Wedgwood china dinnerware for years to come.
Here are some tips for washing your Wedgwood china dinnerware set:
Here are some tips for keeping your Wedgwood china dinnerware in stunning condition: