I am most particular about the dishes I buy. The last set was used by this family for over 20 years. When I saw these on another web site I decided the cost should be thought about a bit longer. when I found them on Overstock.com the decision was instantaneous. I love this pattern. The grand girls LOVE choosing a butterfly mug for their milk and a plate with a butterfly on it. Since there are 6 different butterflies everyone gets something special. I absolutely love this set. They are so beautiful and look great on my table! I would highly recommend these to anyone who loves butterflies and flowers.