The International Silver Company was formed in Connecticut in 1898 when various independent New England silversmiths joined together to form what became the world?s largest manufacturer of silverware. Today the company is a part Lifetime Sterling, a division of Lifetime Brands Inc.; Lifetime Sterling is a proud guardian of America?s silver heritage. The product line has changed over the decades to include sterling silver and silverplated flatware and hollowware along with dining and home d‚cor accents. Today the range of products includes sterling silver flatware sold in place settings along with sterling silver serving utensils such as sugar spoons, butter knives, pie and cake servers, tablespoons and pierced serving spoons in popular patterns such as Royal Danish? and Joan of Arc?. In addition to sterling silver flatware the company offers decorative ceramic vases, tea lights and candle holders, hurricanes and more. Design, quality and craftsmanship are hallmarks of the brand.