The Circo is hand-made and free-hand-painted in Deruta, Italy and its' an exclusive collection designed by Bill Goldsmith for Deruta of Italy. Through the years, this renowned design has become a classic and featured, multiple times, in the best tabletop and dinnerware magazines. Its unique design comprises colored concentric circles bordering the rim in black, green, purple, brown and red. Circo-Bello should be treated like 'fine china'. Not oven proof, but 100% food safe. It is also dishwasher safe.