The Oiva (Excellent) small plate is made of white stoneware and features the Tiiliskivi (brick) pattern in a beautiful shimmering gold. The pattern was designed by Marimekko’s founder, Armi Ratia and reflects the simple beauty of everyday life. The distinguished gold decoration makes it an eye-catching little plate, perfect for the holidays. Due to the gold detailing, handwash only.
The bold, effusive prints and textiles of Marimekko are the first to come to mind for many when thinking about Finnish design. Founded in 1951 by Finnish couple Viljo and Armi Ratia, the name Marimekko translated literally means "Mary-dress." Marimekko’s impact reaches beyo... More Marimekko
These plates are indeed small. My husband asked if I had read the measurements before I purchased. He said that they looked like soap dishes. I think it is a distinctly American reaction that these plates are too small. I plan to use them for appetizers or with the matching coffee cups for treats.