Orvieto green, red, blue collections. The orvieto (or orvietano) design is a very old and traditional pattern that originated during the renaissance in the hill-top town of orvieto italy. Truly one of italy’s most unique and interesting cities, orvieto has a charming medieval character, mainly due to its celebrated cathedral, a gem of gothic architecture that took more than 100 years to build. The’galletto’ (rooster) pattern’s main motif is a crowing rooster that symbolizes good wishes for blessings, prosperity and well-being. Hand made in deruta-italy. All deruta of italy products are lead and cadmium free. Dishwasher safe not recommended for microwave use. This item is made of ceramic. The style is mediterranean.