Handmade ceramic trays: The elegance of handmade ceramic trays

Handmade ceramic trays are a unique and elegant option to decorate your home. Each tray is special because they are handmade by artisans. In addition to their aesthetic beauty, these trays are durable and environmentally friendly.

kintsugi ceramic tray
Handmade ceramic tray by KintsugiWorkshop

Characteristics of handmade ceramic trays

They are handmade from ceramic, a material known for its durability and beauty. Skilled artisans create these pieces using traditional techniques, which gives them a sometimes very beautiful rustic look. They can have different sizes, shapes, designs and colors, making them perfect for any type of decoration.

Handmade with high quality clay and baked at high temperatures for the right amount of time. Sometimes a tray may have been fired more than once.

  • Each piece has a different finish and unique personality.
  • There is a wide variety of designs, sizes, glazes, etc.
  • They are very resistant to heat and stains.
  • Easy to clean and maintain.

Why choose these handmade ceramic trays?

With them you can add a touch of style and elegance to your home. These trays are handmade by skilled artisans, which means that each one is unique and individual. Here are some reasons why you should choose one:

  • Beauty: They have a unique and beautiful look that cannot be found in other industrially made materials.
  • Durability: Ceramic is a durable material that will last for many years if properly cared for.
  • Versatility: There are many designs that adapt to any type of decoration and can be used for serving, decoration or as centerpieces on a table.
  • Sustainability: Handmade ceramic trays are environmentally friendly as they are handmade using natural materials.
Bandeja cerámica blanca

White ceramic tray

Work by Eliza de Cafecreme Atelier


bandeja ceramica de aperitivos

Tray for appetizers

Work by Zen Rustic Home Decor


bandeja ceramica etnica

Tray with ethnic reliefs

Work by Liat Hefetz de Ceramicsyoga


Decorative and functional possibilities

Handmade ceramic trays have many decorative and functional possibilities in your home. Here are some ideas:

As a tray to carry other pieces of tableware.

To carry cups, teapot, mugs, coffee pot, sugar and everything you need.

As a serving dish

You can use your trays to serve cheese, fruit, sweets or appetizers. They are an elegant and sophisticated option for your dinners and gatherings with friends.

As a bathroom organizer

You can also use your trays as an organizer in your bathroom to store your personal care products. Not only will it help you keep your space organized, but it will also add a touch of elegance.

As a plate for jewelry and accessories

Lastly, you can use your trays as a plate to hold your jewelry and accessories on your vanity. Not only will you have a safe place for your valuables, but they will also be a unique and original decoration in your room.

The possibilities are endless. You just need to use your creativity and imagination to find the perfect way to incorporate handmade ceramic trays into your home.

blue ceramic tray
Ceramic tray in shades of blue, by Rebecca Kahan

Where to buy handmade ceramic trays?

If you are interested in buying one, there are several options.

  • Buy online: We have made for this article a selection of works made by very talented and experienced artists. You can access from here to their stores in other sales sites that are not from Ceramicartis. If you make a purchase there, we will receive a small commission that will help us to continue with the website and in turn to continue supporting their work. Of course, this does not increase the selling price of the artist.
  • Specialized stores: You can also find these trays in specialized decoration and craft stores.
  • Craft fairs: Craft fairs are an excellent place to find handmade ceramic trays made by local artisans.

How to care for your handmade ceramic trays?

To keep your handmade ceramic trays in perfect condition, it is important to care for them properly. Some tips to take care of your trays are:

  • Clean your trays with warm water and mild soap. Avoid using abrasive cleaners or scouring pads that may damage the surface of the ceramic.
  • Dry your trays with a soft towel or air dry them completely before storing them. Do not use rough cloths or towels that may scratch or damage the ceramic surface.
  • Avoid using your trays to cut food with sharp knives, as this may scratch or damage the ceramic surface.
  • Handle your trays gently and avoid bumping or dropping them to prevent breakage or chipping.
  • Storage: Store your trays in a cool, dry place where they are not exposed to direct sunlight. Do not stack them on top of each other as contact with each other will cause them to deteriorate.


Handmade ceramic trays are an elegant and durable option for decorating your home. Their special beauty makes them an excellent choice for any space. By buying a handmade piece, we collaborate to continue the work of the artists who make them. Remember to take care of your trays properly so they can last for a long time in your home.

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This of course does not affect the selling price.

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