Founded in 1985, Virginia-based Blue Crab Bay Co.? is the fruition of one woman?s dream ? her goal was to move to Virginia?s isolated Eastern Shore and survive with her creativity. She envisioned making items such as spice blends for clam and crab, two seafood specialties prevalent in the Chesapeake, and set out to create them in her kitchen. Today the woman-owned business markets a variety of goods including Blue Crab Stoneware by Dorvis Designs?; the product line features kitchenware, dinnerware and serveware with a signature hand-painted blue crab motif. Select products include microwave, oven and dishwasher safe stoneware serving platters; tureens; dinner plates; mugs; sugar jars; water pitchers; serving bowls; condiment dish sets; cream pitchers; quiche and pie dishes; trivets; spoon rests and more. Additional items include crab dip kits with coordinating stoneware bowls, the perfect summer hostess gift.