Founded in Massachusetts in 1690, Towle? Silversmiths is known for creating several notable sterling silver flatware patterns including one chosen as the official sterling silver pattern for U.S. Embassies worldwide; the exquisite handcrafted sterling silver is of exceptional quality balanced with form and function. Today the company is part of Lifetime Sterling, a division of Lifetime Brands, Inc.; in addition to sterling silver flatware the company produces premium stainless steel flatware, serveware, giftware and decorative accessories. Products include iced tea spoons, flatware sets, open stock place settings, pie servers, steak knife sets, spreaders, salad serving sets, demitasse spoons, salad utensil sets, sterling silver serving spoons, sterling silver flatware, sterling silver open stock place settings and serveware. In addition to flatware the company offers elegant serveware such as water pitchers, trays, bowls and platters.