Shop for Dishes and Plates from Hayneedle.com! King Louis XV of France pronounced platinum the only metal fit for a king. In answer, Wedgwood outfits you to serve royalty on the Wedgwood Sterling Salad Plate. The lustrous platinum rim sets a tone of opulence and luminosity, while symbolizing mankind's highest hopes for meaningful progress.About WedgwoodThrough highly skilled craftsmanship and the highest quality standards, Wedgwood manufactures quality ceramics with sophisticated, classical, and contemporary design. With a tradition of innovation, quality, and craftsmanship, Wedgwood designs are widely acknowledged as timeless, elegant, classic, and understated. Their design teams work with external designers for cross-pollination of ideas and experience. Founded in 1759 by Josiah Wedgwood, Wedgwood has been an international company determined to uphold their standards in order to maintain their leadership in the world's markets. Though their roots are over two centuries old, the company strives to stay current through partnerships with fashion designers Jasper Conran and Vera Wang with whom they've developed contemporary and stylish ranges that appeal to the younger consumers.