Well, handmade ceramic tableware certainly has some uniqueness to it besides being totally Instagram-worthy! Minimal and contemporary, they add a lot of aesthetics and character to a dinner table. If you're looking to spruce up your dinner table, then hit up these brands for some of the best ceramic tableware available.
Brighten Up Your Meal With Gram-Worthy Ceramic Tableware From These Brands
If you've been to Sienna Cafe in Kolkata, we're sure the crockery they serve the food in has caught your eye. You must have even seen the wonderful range of ceramic tableware at their store in Hindustan Park. From bowls, mugs and plates to small incense holders, magnets, dinner sets and big vases, Sienna makes it all in-house through their retail brand of Confetti that wishes to revive terracotta pottery by helping artisans sustain themselves.
White Hill Studio
White Hill Studio's range is an attempt to bring stories of nature and the mountains on to our dinner tables. Find a lot of pretty-looking mugs, dinner plates, platters, tumblers, bowls, baking dishes and quarter plates that speak of the comfort and yearning of the hills, idyllic villages, the time spent in nature's lap and the sheer beauty and joy of it. Since all of it is handmade, the pieces are rough on the edges while the prices are slightly on the higher side.
Curators Of Clay
Based in Pune, Curators of Clay makes stunning ceramic tableware in shades of green and indigo. Find everything from mugs, tumblers and dinner plates to bowls, platters and teapots that exude earthy hues and are definitely a great addition to your dinner table. All of it is handcrafted with the brand specialising in bespoke functional ceramics. They also customise as per your colour and design preference.
Each piece by Indus People tells a story. The designs are minimal and available in pastel shades and textures with gold detailing done on them. The plates, bowls and cups capture the essence of the Indian Subcontinent while exuding a modern and contemporary look. We loved their collection of breakfast sets derived from the colours of Indus. Prices start at INR 600.
Classy, elegant and handmade - that's what each piece by Mandala Pottery is all about. Based in Auroville, the studio offers functional ceramics that are unique in character, shape, design, and colour. Find bowls and tea bowls, art objects, jugs and teapots, mugs, tumblers, vases, plates and trays, and boxes. A lot of the bowls are sodafired, in red clay or with intricate cutwork while the kettle and cup set reminds us of the ones that belonged to the European era.
The Little Goldfish
Based out of Thrissur in Kerala, The Little Goldfish stocks plates, cups, teapots, bowls, platters and ceramic containers.We love the ceramic plates in blue. The range has a very water colour-like finish to it and is handcrafted from start to finish.
Living Clay Ceramic Ware brings to you the best of ceramics sourced from across the country and world. Find kettles, tea and coffee mugs, dinner plates, sets of bowls and platters personally curated by the owner herself from her travels mainly across rural ceramic towns of China and a few pieces from India. We loved the beautiful China ceramic pieces that are lead free and painted with toxic-free paints. Her Wabi-Sabi, Oriental, and Ocean collection are worth a dekko.
Based out of Mumbai, Ware Innovations does contemporary ceramic ware for the modern Indian dining table and for anyone obsessed with quality ceramic ware. Watch out for the Chaat Setting collection that'll have you eat pani puri and all your favourite chaat in the most uber chic way possible. We love the dessert platters as well as the Table Settings designed for a particular meal or style of dining.
Started by Juhi Agarwal, Petrichor Studioz does beautiful ceramic cookware made by artisans from remote India. We loved the tea-sets as well as the ceramic serving dishes that added colour and class to our dinnerware. Also, find serving casseroles, plates, dishes, cups, mugs and trays with prices starting at INR 500. The designs are sturdy and pretty to look at (straight out of Pinterest, we think!).
Freedom Tree's range is quite artistic, we have to say. The collection features a wide variety of dinnerware, barware, serveware, mugs, and cake and bake accessories. Find hand-painted and handcrafted dishes, kettles, plates, bowls, jugs and coasters to perk up your dinner table. The Kebab Tray and the Tall Mugs are a personal favourite.
Nicobar's tableware exudes royalty making it a perfect fit for a contemporary Indian home. Get your hands on katori sets, dinner plates, platters, tea cups, different kinds of bowls (think Ramen bowls, noodle, pasta and rice serving bowls!) and mugs. We love the Ch Tea Cup sets as well as their range of shallow bowls.