Setting the Table for Elegance: Styling Tips with Luxury Cutlery Sets

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Dining is not just about satisfying hunger; it's an art form, a symphony of flavours, and a visual masterpiece. 

A well-set table can elevate your dining experience from ordinary to extraordinary, and the key to achieving this level of sophistication often lies in your choice of cutlery. 

Luxury cutlery sets are more than just utensils; they're a statement of style and elegance. With the help of this blog, we will make you understand it in a better way. 

Here, are the styling tips for that elegant dining table

  • Start with a Clean Canvas: Before you begin arranging your luxury cutlery, make sure your table is spotless. Use a clean, high-quality tablecloth or placemats to create a refined backdrop for your dining experience. Furthermore, the choice of table linen can set the tone for the entire setting, therefore opt for elegant, neutral colours that complement your premium cutlery sets.
  • The Art of Placement: Cutlery's proper place is essential for an elegant table setting. Here's a traditional layout for a formal place setting:
  • Dinner Knife: On the right side, with the blade facing the plate.
  • Dinner Fork: On the left side, next to the plate.
  • Soup Spoon: Right above the plate, with the bowl facing upwards.
  • Dessert Fork or Spoon: Above the dinner plate, horizontally, with the handle facing left.
  • Salad Fork: To the left of the dinner fork.
  • Butter Knife: On the bread plate, with the blade facing inward.

How Important is The Role of Napkins?

Humming Bird Napkin Holder In Gold Finish With Walnut Wood

                                       Do not underestimate the power of napkins!

Napkins are not just for practical purposes; they're a decorative element too. To add a metropolitan flair to your table setting, fold them creatively or use napkin rings. 

Place the napkin to the left of the forks or on the centre of the dinner plate for a formal look.

  • Glassware and Stemware

Besides premium cutlery sets, your choice of glassware can also further enhance the elegance of your table setting. Crystal or fine glass stemware is perfect for serving wine or champagne. Place water glasses directly above the knives and wine glasses to the right, slightly above the soup spoon.

If you are planning to purchase a beautiful Noritake crockery but are confused with which one to go for; give the following blog a read:


  • Centerpiece and Decor

Bowl (Small) Light Nickle & Gold With Ombre Teal Glass

A well-chosen centrepiece can tie the entire table together. Consider fresh flowers, a tasteful candle arrangement, or an artful display of fruits or greenery. Keep the centrepiece low enough to allow easy conversation across the table.


  • Lighting Matters

The right lighting can create a warm and inviting ambience. Consider soft, warm-toned lighting, such as candles or dimmed overhead lights. Avoid harsh, bright lighting that can disrupt the mood.

  • Attention to Detail

Don't forget the small details. Ensure that your luxury cutlery sets are polished and gleaming. Use place cards for assigned seating to add a personal touch. And, of course, ensure that everything is in its place, aligned, and symmetrical.

  • Personal Style and Creativity

Big Centre Piece

While there are traditional guidelines for setting a formal table, don't be afraid to inject your style and creativity. Experiment with different tablecloth colours, napkin folds, or unique centrepieces that reflect your personality.


  • Practice and Patience

Achieving the perfect table setting takes practice and patience. Don't be discouraged if it doesn't look flawless the first time. With time and experience, you'll master the art of setting a table that exudes elegance.

Premium cutlery sets to purchase from Ekaani

Chamonix 24 Pcs Set\

Chamonix 24 Pcs Set

Experience the fusion of sophistication and functionality with Noritake's 24-piece cutlery set. Crafted from premium stainless steel, this set boasts a striking silver finish, adding a touch of elegance to your dining experience. Perfect for both everyday use and special occasions, this durable and stylish collection is a testament to Noritake's commitment to quality and design excellence.


Rocheford 24 Pcs Set

Introducing the Noritake Elegance Collection: a 24-piece cutlery set that redefines dining sophistication. Crafted from premium stainless steel, each piece boasts a stunning silver finish, embodying both durability and style. This exquisite set includes a versatile range of utensils, perfect for everyday meals or special occasions. 


In Conclusion

Setting the table for elegance is a delightful endeavour, and luxury cutlery sets are your trusted companions in this artistic journey. Whether it's an intimate dinner for two or a grand soirée, attention to detail and a commitment to style will always set the stage for a memorable dining experience. So, embrace the art of table setting, let your luxury cutlery shine, and create moments of elegance and refinement that will be cherished by all who gather around your table.