Showing a passion for the past and a penchant for the present, Kirk Stieff's patterns mix the two seamlessly. With its own unique style and design, this brand is truly a conversation piece. The historical patterns are as relevant today as they were when they were first created. Offering high standards of excellence in craftsmanship, Kirk Stieff sterling silver flatware brings you time-honoured looks that work for everyday dining and festive entertaining.(Pronounced: reh-pooh-ZAY). Named after the art of repousse (meaning 'raised in relief'), originally used in European silversmithing. Repousse was first manufactured in 1828.