Style and protection under a hot dish

A trivet is a small object placed between a hot serving dish and a dining table to protect the table from the heat of the dish.  They can be purely functional but it’s much more fun to find attractive, clever and/or unusual ones.  Here are some we’ve found.

If storage space is an issue in your kitchen, this stretch silicone pot stand unfolds to be 21.5” long x 8” tall.  It folds up to 8” x 2”w.  It comes in black, green, pink and stainless steel.  It is heat resistant up to 340°F and dishwasher safe. $15.00.

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This beautiful mid-century inspired trivet is made from American black walnut. It is 6” in diameter and ½”h.

Wood trivet

 

Another expandable trivet is made from silicone. Fully open it’s 8.5” x 1.5” and is a fun shape.  It can handle up to 465°F and is dishwasher safe. $5.99.

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These laser cut trivets are made from 100% merino felt.  They are ideal under a bowl of fruit or flowers a well as putting a barrier between your table and a hot dish.  Make sure the dish isn’t too hot, however as they are fabric.  There are 27 designs to choose from and many colors.  Each design is $32.00.

laser cut trivets

 

This solid brass trivet is made in Sweden and inspired by a 20th century Art Deco design. It has a polished surface and a natural underside. It is 6.5” x 9.5” and $95.00.

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This is a handmade 100% cotton fabric coiled trivet. It is multi-color, and there are other color variations to choose from. It is 12” in diameter and could double for a placemat. $25.00.

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These trivets are expandable and come in a five-color set for $15.99.  They are silicone, fold up for storage and resist heat up to 340°F. They are dishwasher safe.

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This fish trivet is made of durable aluminum.  The scales provide ventilation for the heat from the hot dish.  It has protective feet and can be cleaned with a damp cloth.  It is 6.5”w x 12”d x ¾” and $14.95.

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This blue crab trivet is made from aluminum with a blue powdercoat finish.  It is 10”w x 9”d x 1”h.  $14.95.

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These circles of Banswara white marble are handcrafted by artisans in India. Use them as one, or separate and get three individual trivets to use. $34.95

Marble trivets

This is a handmade nautical cotton rope trivet is in the Turks Head pattern.  It has a 6.5” diameter and is thick enough to protect a tale from heat. $14.00.

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Note:  Any of these would make a wonderful hostess present!

 

If you’d like some ideas for using a trivet, read Erin Dollar‘s quick write-up. She’s got a few cute ones of her own design.