Highly popular "Cobalt Net" Porcelain from the Lomonosov (aka Imperial) Porcelain Factory. Cobalt net is an exclusive design of the Lomonosov Porcelain Factory in St. Petersburg. More than half a century ago, this striking pattern harkened back to luxurious dining sets from the time of Empress Catherine II ( reigned from 1762-1796). Cobalt net's unique and elegant style has received world-wide acclaim. Each individual piece is hand painted with a striking combination of intertwining lines, drops and accents, by artists who carefully preserve the ancient art of porcelain painting and decoration. Materials used include genuine mineral cobalt and 22 karat gold. Our shop and website sells only top "export-quality".