The combination of soothing cream with subtle terra cotta edges creates a statement of quiet elegance. Translation: cream Handmade of terra cotta in Tuscany In the 1300's, peasants used rustic glazes on their hand-thrown pottery that separated during firing, exposing the terra cotta on the edges of the pieces. VIETRI reproduces these edges today using clear glazes. Part of the Cucina Fresca Family of Dinnerware Dishwasher safe. Charger, Dinner, Salad, Pasta Bowl, Cereal Bowl, Mug, Canape Plate, Espresso Cup & Saucer and Condiment Bowl are microwavable.