Iznik pottery beautifully displays the graceful bounty of nature, while telling a story of the past in pictorial harmony. The stately elegance of these pieces will fascinate the eyes for years to come. Iznik is an artisan village in the Province of Bursa, Turkey, where for centuries tiles have been used to decorate mosques in Istanbul. Each piece is handmade by an expert artisan, so there may be subtle differences between each plate. All plates are both lead and cadmium free. The talented artisans who make these plates are always ensured fair wages in safe work environments free from the use of child labor.