Dinnerware Tableware: Dinnerware is associated with a long standing tradition of service. Dinnerware is the general term for the dishes used in serving, and eating food, including serving pieces, plates and bowls.
The broader term Tableware includes dishes, cutlery, and drinking vessels. Flatware refers to plates and cutlery. Hollowware refers to containers like bowls and pitchers, especially if made of metal.
Modern dishes may be made of earthenware, stoneware, porcelain, glass, and durable plastics, such as melamine resin. Disposable dishes made of paper or lightweight plastics may be used for casual eating.
Types of dishes:
* Plates, such as dinner plates, salad plates, or bread plates
* Bowls, including ice cream bowls, mixing bowls, cereal bowls, or salad bowls
* Teacups, saucers and mugs
* Sugar bowl and creamer
* Serving dishes, including platters, and trays
While there are certainly plenty of items to choose from, it can be difficult to decide what type of dinnerware is right for you. When deciding what type of dinnerware to utilize, it can often be a matter of durability versus attractiveness. But in our store you will find beautiful and durable stoneware dinnerware which is perfect for active families. Use it to warm, bake or reheat food in a microwave oven. Special handmade pottery dishes and dinnerware make great gifts. Mix and match what you already have for a fun table. If you're looking for handmade pottery, you will love our collection of fascinating traditional and contemporary designed dishes, including blue dinnerware, Christmas dinnerware and snowman dinnerware. Our stoneware dinnerware is dishwasher and microwave safe, including some that are oven safe to 350 degrees.