Named for the Spanish word for "butterfly," Mariposa was founded in 1984 by Livia Cown. Inspired by Cown's road trip through Mexico, Mariposa is a brand of handmade gifts, ornaments, glassware, home decor, tableware, wedding gifts, and barware. The brand's artisan products include designs from count ... Read More ries around the world and are made using eco-friendly methods and almost 100 percent recycled materials. Mariposa tableware collections include glasses, dishes, plates, bowls, trays, spreaders, salt and pepper shakers, serveware, salad servers, and other table accessories. The Mariposa Reveillon Wine/Candle Plate from the Brilliante collection is silver with a gold-enamel accent around the ribbed rim. This plate is made of recycled sand-cast aluminum and was designed by Shelly Bradbury. Mariposa offers engagement gifts including frames, tableware, and candle accessories. Popular gifts from the Sueno collection are the small and medium candlestick sets. These textured candlesticks come in pairs and are made of recycled sand-cast aluminum.