6 Unbreakable Serving Pieces

Leave your good china locked up—these durable pieces will make (not break during) your next get together.

1

Bongenre Winchester Mandala Lave Melamine Platter

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Bold and bright, this round serving platter will add elegant color to your summery spread.

To buy: $80, gracioushome.com.

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2

Paris Market Melamine Cups

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These fun floral cups are a sophisticated alternative to disposable and can go in the dishwasher once the party winds down.

To buy: $20 for 4, neimanmarcus.com.

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3

Ice-N-Go Melamine Serving Bowl

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This roomy bowl is made to look like crackle-glazed porcelain, but is actually sturdy and shatterproof melamine. An accompanying insert allows you to stash ice in the base to keep salads or other potluck offerings chilled.

To buy: $60, williams-sonoma.com.

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4

Picnic Pitcher

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Serve cucumber-infused water or summery sangria from this roomy pitcher that offers the look of glass, but isn’t nearly as delicate.

To buy: $48, shopterrain.com.

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5

Rose Garden Melamine Tidbit Topper

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This petite dish will nestle nicely atop your glass of wine, allowing you to have a free hand for noshing on hors d’oeuvres.

To buy: $20 for 4, wayfair.com.

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6

Enamel Plate

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Clean lines coupled with a carbon steel construction make this platter both pretty and strong—ideal for serving on-the-go offerings.

To buy: $12, sunnylife.com.

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