Homefront: Ring Tones
Cinch a napkin with the right jewelry, and any table can be perfectly set.
A clear ring lets the subtle pattern on this brightly colored cloth shine. Le Jacquard Français Persane napkin in Iris, $24, Maleka Fine Linens, Ardmore; Juliska clear glass Berry napkin ring, $20, Manor Home and Gifts, Philadelphia.
Punctuate the elegance of a classic embroidered white napkin with delicate coral. William Yeoward napkin, $52, and L’Objet gold rope with coral napkin jewel, $64 for a set of four, both at Manor Home and Gifts.
Punchy stripes get extra buzz with a whimsical antique-looking ring. Patricia Spratt for the Home striped napkin, $40 for a set of four, Lavender Rose, Newtown; Bumble Bee napkin ring by Karen Lee Ballard in antique gold, $12, Maleka Fine Linens.
Play up the drama of black cloth with a strong geometric pattern. Bodrum Rio cotton napkin in black and silver, $12.95, Scarlett Alley, Philadelphia; silver chain napkin ring, similar styles available, West Elm, Philadelphia.
Simple ribbon-edge detailing balances a wild, oversized clasp. Linen napkin with brown ribbon edge, $26, and brown flower napkin ring, $18, both by Kim Seybert, Neiman Marcus, King of Prussia.