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agate cheese sets

by Anna Rabinowicz $78.00

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Better With Age

Serve artisanal cheeses on an aged surface that is as pleasing to the eye as your choice wedges, slices, and spreadables are to the palate. Formed when silica-laden groundwater passes through air pockets in cooling lava, gorgeous agate is an exceptionally unique and beautiful material that has prompted centuries of cultural intrigue. The ancient Babylonians, Egyptians, and Greeks all held the belief that agate possessed the power to protect its owners from evil and danger, and that it also produced delightful dreams. Like the eruption responsible for eventual formation, each of these organic oval-shaped plates contains spectacular bursts of color and microcosmic mineral explosions for stunning service.

Sets available: Azure Platter and Spreader; Eggplant Platter and Spreader; or Eggplant Platter and Smoke Spreader.

Agate hand-polished by artisans in Brazil. Assembled by Anna Rabinowicz and her team in Long Island, New York.

Click to see the matching Agate Cheese Spreaders - Set of 2.

Some colors enhanced.

Unfortunately, this item cannot ship outside of the United States at this time.

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Item ID
21423
Made from
stainless steel, agate
Measurements
Platter: 6" diameter

Spreader: 5" L
Notes
Care: Hand wash with damp cloth; not dishwasher safe.
Platter: 6" dia.
Spreader: 5" L
  • the maker
Anna Rabinowicz

Anna Rabinowicz

Anna Rabinowicz was born in London, England in 1971, and was raised mainly in the United States. She studied Industrial Design at the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem, and holds an MFA in Design and a MS in Engineering from the Product Design Program of Stanford University.

In 2002, Anna founded a design and manufacturing company, with a new approach to developing products for the home. Her goal is to bring warmth to homes filled with technology. Her work explores the use of natural, traditional materials, and their juxtaposition with high-tech manufacturing processes.

Anna lives in NYC with her husband Aden and son Izzy.

Visit our blog to take a tour of Anna's studio. collection

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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AGATE CHEESE PLATTERS - SET OF 2
 
4.0

(based on 25 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

75%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (21)
  • Easy to clean (9)
  • Easy to use (8)
  • Durable (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Gifts (16)
  • Home bar (11)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Frequent entertainer (6), Practical (6), Stylish (6)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (21)
    • Who was the recipient of this product?:
    • Other (16), Mother (4)
    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
    • Christmas or hanukkah (12), Birthday (5), Other (3), Weddings (3)

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4.0

fab, small gift

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from NY, NY

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Pros

  • Attractive Design

Cons

  • Small

Best Uses

  • Gifts
  • Home Bar

Comments about AGATE CHEESE PLATTERS - SET OF 2:

A very sweet gift, but pretty small for a cheese plate. The plate is beautiful but the knife probably leaves something to be desired.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • Yes
  • Who was the recipient of this product?:
  • Other
  • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
  • Wedding

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5.0

a colorful, unique serving piece.

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from mullica hill nj

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Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Easy To Clean
  • Easy to Use
  • Material Is Unique
  • Standout Serving Piece

Cons

  • Delicate
  • Smaller Serving Piece

Best Uses

  • Gifts
  • Home Bar
  • Intimate Entertaining

Comments about AGATE CHEESE PLATTERS - SET OF 2:

this piece was a gift. but I look forward to seeing it in use at one my friends next entertaining events!
it was a colorful plate with a smooth surface, irregular unfinished edges adding to the natural style. The natural imperfections make it one of a kind! reviews indicated it was small,( for a larger feast maybe) , but it is certainly a useable serving plate that with a unique cheese or spread served on it will stand out even more when blended into an intimate gathering where petite plates are appropriate.
the plum color is more of a lovely intense violet.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • Yes
  • Who was the recipient of this product?:
  • Other
  • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
  • Christmas or Hanukkah

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5.0

Exquisite piece

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from Chicago, IL

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Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Durable
  • Easy To Clean
  • Easy to Use

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Gifts

    Comments about AGATE CHEESE PLATTERS - SET OF 2:

    I purchased(eggplant color) this as a gift for my husbands boss...they are restaurant & wine bar owners and home entertainers...I was incredibly impressed by the colors and layers of the piece...and despite the delicate nature it was sturdy...cheese knife/spreader is beautiful as well! Asking for one for my birthday!

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes
    • Who was the recipient of this product?:
    • Other
    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
    • Christmas or Hanukkah

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    5.0

    Elegant. Stylish. Classy.

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    from Los Angeles, CA

    About Me Frequent Entertainer

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    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Easy to Use

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Gifts
      • Home Bar

      Comments about AGATE CHEESE PLATTERS - SET OF 2:

      It looks beautiful. The greatest food on the planet (cheese) deserves a fitting serving platter. This is it. :)

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      • Yes
      • Who was the recipient of this product?:
      • Other
      • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
      • Christmas or Hanukkah

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      2.0

      Disappointed

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      from Kansas City

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      Pros

      • Attractive Design

      Cons

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          Comments about AGATE CHEESE PLATTERS - SET OF 2:

          Love your store but I returned this item because it was way too small for a cheese plate and for the price, I didn't want to give it as a gift. Sorry!

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes
          • Who was the recipient of this product?:
          • Other
          • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
          • Christmas or Hanukkah

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          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Beautiful agate cheese platter

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          from Grants Pass OR

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          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Durable
          • Easy To Clean
          • Easy to Use

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Gifts

            Comments about AGATE CHEESE PLATTERS - SET OF 2:

            Beautiful gift for rock lovers

            Service and delivery comments:

            Love all the info on the shipping box. The postal worker kept reading it!

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes
            • Who was the recipient of this product?:
            • Other
            • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
            • Christmas or Hanukkah

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            4.0

            Very pretty plate.

            By 

            from Northern Minnesota

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            Pros

            • Attractive Design

            Cons

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                Comments about AGATE CHEESE PLATTERS - SET OF 2:

                I gave this as a gift to my very good friend who loves to host parties for every reason. She is tough to shop for, but once I saw this plate, I knew her gift. She loved it.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes
                • Who was the recipient of this product?:
                • Other
                • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                • Christmas or Hanukkah

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                5.0

                beautiful

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                from NJ

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                Pros

                • Attractive Design

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Gifts
                  • Home Bar

                  Comments about AGATE CHEESE PLATTERS - SET OF 2:

                  My friend loved this. I had bought her the coasters last year!!

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes
                  • Who was the recipient of this product?:
                  • Other
                  • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                  • Christmas or Hanukkah

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                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  3.0

                  Didn't get two.

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                  from loa Angeles, CA

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                  Pros

                  • Attractive Design
                  • Durable
                  • Easy To Clean

                  Cons

                  • Very Small For Price

                  Best Uses

                  • Gifts

                  Comments about AGATE CHEESE PLATTERS - SET OF 2:

                  This was very small. I was disappointed given the price that it was so small and therefore not practical. It is beautiful and I appreciate the aesthetic qualities. However, for the price it is not satisfactory. I only received one "platter" and a cheese knife. It would only hold a small wedge of cheese. I will now have to supplement this gift with something else because it does not appear to be enough. The price was quite high given what it is. I am not satisfied, however, I will not return it due to time pressure at the holidays. I will simply have to spend more than I had hope to add to the gift.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes
                  • Who was the recipient of this product?:
                  • Other
                  • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                  • Christmas or Hanukkah

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                  3.0

                  nice but not what was expected

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                  from florida

                  About Me Frequent Entertainer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Clean

                  Cons

                  • Too Much One Color
                  • too small

                  Best Uses

                  • Gifts
                  • Home Bar

                  Comments about AGATE CHEESE PLATTERS - SET OF 2:

                  I bought this to go with a gift of the agate coasters. When I arrived at my host's and saw it, they really did not match as well as the picture suggested. It was mostly solid purple with very little if any clear or white and it ws much much smaller than I envisioned as it was only a bit bigger than the coaster. Just not as nice of a gift as it could have been if it was more like the coasters but bigger.

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                  • Yes
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                  • Other
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                  • Other

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