Let's be honest, plastic does not look good. Period. Moreover, if you're going for that whole raw and rustic vibe, you need the appropriate elements for it. There are multiple ways of bringing nature into your homes. But let's specifically look at tableware. We've rounded up some super-amazing brands that use natural elements like coconut, wood, wicker and the likes for making gorgeous tableware.
The Best Brands To Bookmark For Natural & Rustic Tableware
The Green Collective
The Green Collective is a home décor brand that has a range of wonderful table accessories like coasters, placemats, baskets, bowls and more. These are entirely made up of natural elements like cane, water hyacinth, and other grasses. Everything from their abstract-shaped cane coasters or water hyacinth placemats will add an earthy charm to your tablescapes.
Price: Their kitchenware starts at INR 150
Aakriti Art Creations
Picture these - wooden pizza server with metal handles, mango wood trays with tribal art, terracotta earthen cups with tribal motifs, wooden platters, handpainted wooden bowls. Need we say more? This brand is all about handcrafted tableware, many of which showcase beautiful tribal art.
Price: Starting at INR 576
Coconut in Malayalam, Thenga is a sustainable kitchenware brand that does bowls, cups, cutlery sets and more using coconut shells. How cool is that? Not to forget, it's all handmade, natural and chemical-free. Definitely a conversation starter. We already have our eyes on their mini coconut bowl that comes with a spoon and is ideal for desserts.
Price: Starting at INR 259
If you still can't get enough of coconuts, here are some brilliant online brands doing all things coconut.
Sustainable, affordable and functional, Kadam Haat is a personal favourite not just because of the eco-friendly kitchenware and decor but also because of the brand's attempt at providing a livelihood to local artisans across the country. They've got beautiful Sabai Grass Coasters, Bamboo Fruits Baskets, Wicker Trays and lots more.
Price: Tableware starts at INR 399
The Pitara Project
While their collection is not limited to just tableware, a major chunk of The Pitara Project's products comprise wooden table accessories and kitchenware. So think wooden bowls, trays, coasters, spoons, ladles, serving platters and lots more. The best part about them is the design - a nice blend of contemporary and chic.
Price: Starting at INR 400
If you couldn't already figure from the name, Bamboopecker is all about bamboo bowls (with servers) in plenty of different colours like yellow, turquoise, brown, purple, olive green and so on. You can shop for salad bowls, dessert bowls and serving bowls, all come in different size variants.
Price: Starting at INR 720
Talking of bowls? Check out these 10 wooden bowls to add to your collection.
Want to further jazz up your tablescapes by adding a touch of desi to them? These tableware brands will help you get that Indian aesthetic on point.
While on the subject of decking up your dining table, here's a list of awesome table runners you might want to check out too.