x Abu Dhabi, UAEWednesday 26 July 2017

Six of the Best: Diwali table accessories

The festival of light is a time to decorate, celebrate and eat together. Here are some ways to make the dinner table bright and shimmering.

Buffet plate in Mandarin orange. Courtesy of Villeroy & Boch
Buffet plate in Mandarin orange. Courtesy of Villeroy & Boch

Diwali, the festival of light, falls next Wednesday. A time to decorate, celebrate and to eat together, it's also a time to dress the dinner table with all things bright and shimmering. Here are six of our favourite finds

Shiny

Bring colour and delicate oriental-inspired design to the table with this Villeroy & Boch buffet plate in glorious mandarin orange. Dh353, Villeroy & Boch, Dubai Mall

Luminous

Pearl-effect accessories are a lovely way to create a shimmering effect. The latest collection at Zara Home includes these pretty coasters. Dh145 for a set of four, Zara Home

Glittery

The sequins and gold flecks in this luxurious silk table runner by Fab India will add a little extra sparkle to your table. Dh242, Fab India, Mankhool Kuwait Street, Bur Dubai

Dappled

Coloured glass is big this season, and the delicate dusky pink tint and rippled detail of these elegant stemmed glasses are a perfect finishing touch. Dh55, Zara Home

Glowing

Light, of course, is what Diwali is all about, and the cut-out detail on this brass candle holder lets it twinkle beautifully. Dh399, Indigo Living, Dubai, www.indigo-living.com

Polished

Dazzle your guests before the first course with these stylish, contemporary gold table mats - perfect for catching the light. Dh800 for four, Irony Home, The Boardwalk, Downtown Burj Khalifa and Dubai Mall