When investing in your table settings it often starts with the Plates but the next item if not the first is your choice in Silverware, Flatware Sets or Place Settings. This category is one that requires some thought. Is it dishwasher safe, does it require polishing, what is the weight like? It is important to choose with your family, wth your existing dinnerware pieces and your entertaining style in mind. Flatware can be a big purchase and you will most likely live with this choice for many years to come so choose something you really love and may we suggest that you buy a couple extra place setting ... you will be glad you did. We have an edited assortment of European flatware that is beautiful and functional, oversized and weighty.