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We included picks for every decor style, including vintage, modern, and minimalist.
There’s an art to choosing the right set of gold flatware, whether you’re shopping for your next grand holiday meal or you want to brighten up lunch at home. Because gold flatware is gold-finished silverware made from stainless steel, there are two major factors to consider when buying a set: what grade of steel is used, and what type of gold finish is added. Of course, then there’s the fun stuff: choosing the right style. Glossy vs. matte, rose gold, maximalist, or minimalist aesthetics can have a big impact on the decor style of your dining room table setting.
The best gold flatware is scratch-resistant, won’t chip or fade over time, and can be used in a variety of different settings, from formal meals to cocktail parties. And happily, it doesn’t have to cost a fortune, so there’s no need to save it for hosting fancy parties. We spoke with interior designer Arielle Mizrahi and Anam Sadarangani, the founder of the tableware company Sprezz, to help us find the best gold flatware for every budget and style.
Best Overall: Arhaus Murray Five Piece Place Setting in Gold
Buy at Arhaus.com
Who says luxury has to cost a fortune? This set from India is hand-forged, giving it a special, bespoke appeal. But at under $50, it leaves room in your budget for other special items, like upgraded holiday serveware, a gorgeous new dinnerware set, or even that Dutch oven you’ve been eyeing all season. This set has a gently rustic look that walks the line between every decor style. It’s a timeless set that will make everyone happy.
Thanks to this set’s durable handmade quality, unique hammered design aesthetic, and relatively affordable price point, this gold flatware set easily gets our vote for the best overall set. We guarantee your dinner guests will ask where you got these golden beauties.
Price at time of publish: $49
Material: Stainless steel, gold plating
What’s Included: One 5-piece setting with a salad fork, dinner fork, butter knife, teaspoon, and soup spoon
Care: Dishwasher safe