Jasperware was first developed by Josiah Wedgwood in the 1770s. It was a new concept in pottery decoration and involved applying moulded designs to vessels to produce a relief decorative effect. Although produced in many colours, the application of relief decoration in white against a pale blue background became synonymous with Wedgwood and gave birth to “Wedgwood Blue” and this decoration is still available today in the Wedgwood Jasperware Collection. Josiah Wedgwood favoured neo classical designs for the relief decoration and today’s Jasperware retains this theme. Originally produced on large statement pieces such as urns and elaborate vases, Wedgwood Jasperware has been refined to create practical pieces which can be used today. The teacup and saucer has been produced in three colour variations. The traditional “Wedgwood Blue” with white decoration, soft pink with white decoration and dramatic black with white decoration, colour combinations which have been used for Jasperware for over 200 years. There is also a beautiful range of giftware including four photo frames and three trinket box in either blue or pink. Supplied in Wedgwood Jasperware Gift Boxes they make a fantastic gift for someone special. When you but Jasperware you don’t just buy a beautiful object you also buy a bit of Wedgwood history.