The Great China Pattern Debate

Twirl

The silver-strand design offers a touch of color, but isn't overwhelming. "When I saw the plate in person I realized that the design is raised, which is a really nice touch. Plus, I liked that a small portion of the design spills over to the inside of the mug and the bowl," says Cari.

Twirl salad plate, $27, and dinner plate, $38, both Simply Fine Lenox

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