Where are R Wood dishes made?Athens, Georgia, U.S.A.What are R Wood dishes made of?The ceramics are hand-built from low-fire, red, earthenware clay, then hand-painted with nontoxic glazes. How are R Wood Pieces made?Each piece is formed and glazed by hand. Are they durable?Extremely.Are the R Wood ceramics food safe?Yes.Are the ceramics both lead- and cadmium-free?Yes.Are the R Wood ceramics oven safe?Yes.Are the R Wood ceramics microwave safe?Microwaving is not recommended due to iron oxides naturally found in red clay. This can cause dishes to overheat in microwaves. Are the R Wood ceramics dishwasher safe?For the longest life for your dishes, we recommend hand-washing. HANDMADE=HANDWASH. If you do use a dishwasher, it is good to use a natural dish detergent and make sure all the settings are on low/gentle cycle.How do I start picking out dishes?Think about how you like to eat. Lots of cereals and soups? Try the R Wood cereal bowls. Snacker? Try the dessert, luncheon or floraform plates. Regular appetites call for dinner plates and everything bowls. You can always call us for color advice- ring Ann Marie's at 800-706-9993.What are the most popular items?Bowls.Do most people order one color or mix and match?Most people mix and match. All of the R Wood colors work well with one another, so you can't go wrong.How long will it take to receive my dishes once I order them?Each piece is made to order so it usually takes 3-5 weeks. If you need your order sooner, please ring us at Ann Marie's and we will see if we can make it happen sooner.Can you gift wrap?Yes, please select the Ann Marie gift wrap option for the items you wish to have wrapped. There is also an option at the shopping bag page if you wish all your items to be gift packaged together.What is your return policy?We we want you to be 100% happy. Items can be exchanged for other pieces or we will issue a store credit. Just call us to discuss at 800 706 9993.Does Ann Marie's offer a bridal registry for R Wood?You can set up your registry online: Who is r. wood?Rebecca Wood graduated from the University of Georgia in 1977. She pursued a career in painting before starting r.wood studio in 1991. She is widely respected as a creative force in Athens and beyond. Besides ceramics, she also loves to draw, garden, sew, do flower arrangements and photograph the beauty of the South.Do you give designer discounts?Yes we do. Designers get a 15% discount on orders placed with us. We will need a tax i.d. to start.Can I cancel an order?Yes...you can cancel an order within 3 days of placing your order. After that there is a 20% cancellation fee on the entire order. We get the order to them right away so they start processing immediately.