The ART DECO pattern has been recognised WITH THREE INTERNATIONAL TABLE TOP AWARDS. This pattern SPEAKS TO THE VERY SOUL OF RICCI'S DESIGNS. It is a very clean, classic pattern with sleek styling. It will look beautiful with your finest dinnerware patterns, as well as your everyday ware.One hundred and sixty years ago, the Ricci family artisans established their Guild House, Ricci Argentieri, in Alessandria, a small northern Italy town near Milan. Since 1840, Ricci Argentieri (also known as Ricci Silversmiths) has been one of the most respected and renowned silversmiths in all of Europe. Ricci's sterling factory is located in Padova, Italy. At this state of the art facility, Ricci sterling is produced to the most exacting standards. The highest quality, weight, balance, and detail are apparent in every flatware piece.Ricci Stainless is made of high quality 18/10 (18% Chromium/10% Nickel and 72% pure Stainless Steel). The result is a collection that is unusually strong an undeniably beautiful.