Buddha Belly Plate

For party mingling or dinner on the couch, these handmade plates can be cradled in the palm of your hand.
created by

Elan McPherson

$28.00

created by

Elan McPherson

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Perfect for mingling at parties or for dinners on the couch, these ergonomic plates can be cradled in your palm and feature a mini handle for your thumb. Created by Elan McPherson. Handmade in Washington State.

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Made in Washington

Some passions manifest themselves early on. Such was the case for Elan McPherson, who from childhood could be found experimenting with both pottery and entrepreneurship. “I painted rocks and made rock men and would then sell them on the most rural road you can imagine,” she recalls.

Though her career initially led her to work on restaurant interiors and then a line of furniture, it wasn’t long before Elan veered back into ceramics, hand-glazing and embellishing a line of North American-made kitchen accessories. As colorful as they are clever, her designs (noodle bowls with built-in chopstick pockets, plates equipped with handy thumb handles) frequently prompt the reaction she most likes to hear: “Why didn’t I think of that?”

Handmade Made in the USA
Made from
ceramic
Measurements
11" diameter
Care
Dishwasher safe
Item ID
19071

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within 2 days, arriving 3 business days after the order was placed.
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4.4

(based on 26 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (14)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (11)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (13)
  • Easy to clean (12)
  • Creative & functional (11)
  • Attractive (9)
  • Dishwasher safe (8)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Everyday (13)
  • Daily use (7)
  • Dinner parties (6)
  • Special occasions (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Practical (16), Stylish (6), Budget shopper (5), Frequent entertainer (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (6), No (4)
    • Who was the recipient of this product?:
    • Self (4)
    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
    • Christmas or hanukkah (3)

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5.0

Beautiful Plates

By 

from Fresno

About Me Quality Oriented

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Dishwasher Safe
  • Easy To Hold
  • Quality Construction

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Dinner Parties
    • Everyday

    Comments about UncommonGoods Buddha Belly Plate:

    So easy to hold. One giving as gift to cousin with very bad arthritis in both hands. Great size & not heavy to hold.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
    • Primary use:
    • Personal
    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
    • Christmas or Hanukkah

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    5.0

    Perfect for Entertaining-many uses!!

    By 

    from New York City

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about UncommonGoods Buddha Belly Plate:

    This platter can be used for so many different appetizers. Comfortable design for passing along to guests.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
    • Who was the recipient of this product?:
    • Self
    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
    • Other

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    4.0

    Great idea. Really like it

    By 

    from Los Angeles

    About Me Practical

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Brilliant Finish
    • Creative & Functional
    • Easy To Clean
    • Easy To Use

    Cons

    • Limited Capacity

    Best Uses

    • Appetizer
    • Everyday
    • Smaller Amount Of Food

    Comments about UncommonGoods Buddha Belly Plate:

    Easy to clean and very unique. It's a great size for smaller dishes, or apps. Not ideal for larger amounts of food,

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

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    4.0

    Happily received as a gift

    By 

    from BOSTON AREA

    About Me Practical

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Creative & Functional
    • Easy To Clean
    • Easy To Use
    • High Quality Material

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday

      Comments about UncommonGoods Buddha Belly Plate:

      MY SON-IN-LAW LOVED THE IDEA OF THIS FOR EATING IN FRONT OF THE TV. HE WOULD HAVE LOVED THE OPTION OF ONE WITH DIVIDED SECTIONS! (I'M NOT KIDDING - TO EACH HIS OWN!!!)

      • 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

      Love it ...just what I wanted

      By 

      from Daly City, CA

      About Me Practical

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Creative & Functional
      • Easy To Clean
      • Easy To Use
      • Good Capacity

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Everyday

        Comments about UncommonGoods Buddha Belly Plate:

        Would love a smaller one

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
        • Who was the recipient of this product?:
        • Self
        • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
        • Other

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        4.0

        GENIUS!!!

        By 

        from Houston, Tx

        About Me Stylish

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Creative & Functional
        • Easy To Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday

          Comments about UncommonGoods Buddha Belly Plate:

          I'm loving my buddha plate!!! Great functionality. The thumbhole makes it easier to hold the plate with less risk of dropping it.

          Service and delivery comments:

          My package was deliverd promptly & in perfect condition!!!

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
          • Who was the recipient of this product?:
          • Self

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          4.0

          TV Watcher Plate

          By 

          from Kirkland, IL

          About Me Practical

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Brilliant Finish
          • Easy To Clean
          • Easy To Use

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday

            Comments about UncommonGoods Buddha Belly Plate:

            I waited a long time for these plates. I wasn't sure I wanted to spend that much money on 2 plates, but I just love the look and the practicality of them.

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

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            4.0

            great party item and more

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            By 

            from pittsfield, MA

            About Me Bargain Hunter

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Creative & Functional
            • Easy To Clean
            • Easy To Use
            • Good Capacity

            Cons

            • A little pricey

            Best Uses

            • Dinner Parties
            • Everyday
            • Holidays
            • Special Occasions

            Comments about UncommonGoods Buddha Belly Plate:

            I found it fun and easy to use

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            1.0

            Good Idea, But...

            By 

            from Santa Cruz, CA

            About Me Frequent Entertainer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Clean
            • Good Capacity
            • High Quality Material

            Cons

            • Awkward
            • Heavy
            • Not Functional
            • Uncomfortable

            Best Uses

            • Display

            Comments about UncommonGoods Buddha Belly Plate:

            Great conceptual idea, but it's heavy and doesn't feel comfortable holding it to eat as an individual dinner plate. I use it now as a serving plate.

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            5.0

            Innovative idea

            By 

            from Boston, MA

            About Me Practical

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Brilliant Finish
            • Creative & Functional
            • Easy To Clean
            • Easy To Use
            • Good Capacity
            • High Quality Material

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Everyday

              Comments about UncommonGoods Buddha Belly Plate:

              Great size.

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