Some occasions call for an extra special touch of décor to the dinner table. Wedgwood’s china tableware and giftware patterns are amongst England's finest. The company has been synonymous with beauty, craftsmanship and innovation for over 250 years. Founded by Josiah Wedgwood, known as the 'father of English potters', Wedgwood created the ornamental wares - black basalt and Jasper (Jasperware) - for which the company is still renowned and perfected Queen's Ware, the company's celebrated cream coloured ceramic body. Wedgwood not only produces the finest china tableware, but it also creates exquisite pieces of art for collectors all over the world.