The Match Pewter Olivia 5-piece Place Settingis handmade in Italy using time-honored techniques. Flatware has pewter handles attached to stainless steel eating ends. The table knife features forged construction, which is rare in a table knife and makes this set even more desireable. Dishwasher safe using low heat setting and mild liquid dishwasher soap.Match Pewter does not contain lead and is completely food safe.100% pewter. Hand-made in Italy.