We all have a dining table in our home where everybody sits together and have their meal. And the tableware is an important component of the dining table. We cannot have our lunch, breakfast and dinner without them.
Tableware is the dishes or dishware that is mainly used for dining, serving and decorating the table. The arrangement of tableware differs from occasions to occasions. It also depends on culture, cuisines, number of guests and religion. We at Ellementry provide each type of tableware in most classy designs and yet in your budget.
There are four types of tableware, namely
Serveware– Serveware is used for serving food items. It mainly consists of serving bowls, platters, salad bowls, dessert bowls, casseroles, soup pots, teapots that assist in placing the food onto the table. Other utensils that come under this category are serving spoons, ladles and pair of tongs.
Dinnerware– these are sets of dishes that comprise of plates and bowls used while dining. These are made of ceramics and vary in shape, size and colour. Check out our dinnerware sets collection
Silverware– Another term for silverware is flatware. These are the knives and spoons and forks that are used by the individual. They are made of steel and may vary in shape and size.
Drinkware– The object is in the shape of glass, cups and coffee mugs that are used for drinking water or wine. They are also available in different shapes and sizes, depending on the occasion.
Generally, dishware is composed of materials like wood, silver, gold, glass, plastic, acrylic and pewter. But in the past centuries, dinnerware sets were typically made of pottery and ceramic materials. Ceramic is a non-metallic, solid material that is used in making tiles, bricks plates and glasses.
What is ceramic tableware?
Ceramic tableware is the dishes or dishware that is particularly made from ceramic materials. Some common examples of ceramics are pottery, terracotta, fine china, bone china, porcelain, glazed earthenware, paper clay and stoneware. Tableware mainly consists of cutlery, glasses, plates, bowls, mugs, vases and all the kitchen items that are used for cooking, serving food and decorating the table. Ceramic tableware is also known as crockery.
Safe for health
Ceramic has been in use for over millions of years and is found healthy l and safe for food. It has been observed that ingredients that form ceramic are considered non-toxic.