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Dining in Style: Dressed to Impress

By: Emily Havener

Discover handcrafted tableware that complements some of The Local Palate’s favorite recipes. Elevate your dining experience with the following selection.

We love a statement piece, especially this time of year, when there are lots of reasons to celebrate and a beautiful table can brighten winter gloom. These Southern-made, artisan-crafted serving pieces will be the talk of your table well into the new year.

Blenko Glass CO. Water Bottle in Tangerine


One of the historic company’s most iconic pieces, this 36-ounce handblown glass bottle can be purposed as a comment-worthy pitcher or vase. $88

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Courtesy of Blenko Glass CO.
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Courtesy of Vivian Howard and Haand.

Vivian Howard and Haand 15″ Serving Platter in Burl


Part of Howard’s curated Haand Serving Collection, this handmade glazed porcelain platter is designed to be a modern heirloom. $90

Shaker and Salt 6″ Glass Bowl with Cut Detail


This blown-glass bowl in custom gray with a hint of green makes a beautiful conversation piece while holding your favorite snacks. $100

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Courtesy of Shaker and Salt.
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Courtesy of Shaker and Salt.

East Fork Weeknight Serving Bowl in Night Swim


Crafted from regional materials by local potters, this eye-catching 10-inch bowl will set the tone for your holiday table. $150

Mirth Tablecloth in Navy Field Flower


Set your table apart with a dramatic tablecloth made from handloomed fabric ethically sourced from India by this sister-owned Texas company. $125

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Courtesy of Mirth.

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