La Rochelle is a stunning 14th century French port town in southwestern France. It's Hotel de Ville, or city hall, showcases gothic fluted pillars, which are reflected in this collection of dinnerware and bowls. La Rochelle is bone china, made in the USA and finished with 24k gold or platinum. This collection is dishwasher safe, but not for use in a microwave. The La Rochelle white collection can be used in the microwave, and mixes beautifully with the platinum and gold collection for a more casual look.