The Main Course

The Main Course: Stylish place settings to suit any taste
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Dishware: Tranquil (blue) & Sakui (white) plates, $5 and $6 at Pier 1 Imports • Flatware: Five-piece pewter place setting, $163 at David Allen Design, Burnsville, (828) 682-2232 • Mat: Silver place mat, $4 at Target • Glass: Crystal and metal stemware, $78 at Acorns, Highlands, (828) 787-1877 • Napkin: Red cotton, $4 at Pier1 Imports; fair-trade Peace napkin ring handcrafted in India, $8 at Ten Thousand Villages, Montreat, (828) 669-1406 & Asheville, (828) 254-8374


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Dishware: Artisan-made glass dishes by Fire & Light, $17 bowl, $23 salad plate, $35 dinner plate at Seven Sisters Craft Gallery, Black Mountain, (828) 669-5107 • Flatware: Gabriella five-piece pewter place setting, $203 at Acorns, Highlands, (828) 787-1877 • Mat: Fuchsia place mat, $3 at Target • Glass: Angled-rim crackle goblet, $6 at Pier 1 Imports • Napkin: Gold stripe woven in India, $6 at Ten Thousand Villages, Montreat, (828) 669-1406 & Asheville, (828) 254-8374; beaded napkin ring, $4 at Pier 1 Imports


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Dishware: Sgraffito, salt-fired porcelain salad plate, $100 at Karen Newgard Pottery, Asheville, (828) 254-5163; Convivio pewter-rimmed dinner plate, $84 at Acorns, Highlands, (828) 787-1877 • Flatware: Five-piece place setting by Old River Road Cutlery, $39 at Copper Ox, Black Mountain, (828) 669-9334 • Mat: Red shimmer place mat, $6 at Cornerstone Wine & Gifts, Hickory, (828) 328-9463 • Glass: Etched crystal, $65 for set of four at A Touch of “Cass,” Burnsville, (828) 682-2522 • Napkin: Dupioni gold napkin, $38 for set of four, and red beaded ring, $5, both at The Summer House, Highlands, (828) 526-5577


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Dishware: Antique lace-imprinted porcelain plate and bowl, $95 and $65 at Hofman Studios, Asheville, (828) 232-1401; Inconto white salad plate, $36 at The Summer House, Highlands, (828) 526-5577 • Flatware: Oneida silverware, $40 for 20-piece set at Target • Mat: Ikat and coconut stick handcrafted in Indonesia, $12 at Ten Thousand Villages, Montreat, (828) 669-1406 & Asheville, (828) 254-8374 • Glass: Plated brass champagne flute handcrafted in India, $24 at Ten Thousand Villages • Napkin: White cotton woven in India, $6 at Ten Thousand Villages; silver spoon napkin ring, $10 at The Summer House


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Antique lace-imprinted porcelain vases, $450 for set of 13 at Hofman Studios, Asheville, (828) 232-1401; serving dish by Michael Rutkowski, $152 at Seven Sisters Craft Gallery, Black Mountain, (828) 669-5107