On a nautical (or just cobalt & white stripe) note - here is a striped serving platter (13" diameter - hand-made and hand-painted inTunisia, microwave & dishwasher safe) with a cobalt striped ("mariniere") 3-piece cheese set from Laguoile, France and a sea-urchin shaped dip or nut bowl from Portugal (also dishwasher & microwave safe).  For your seaside entertaining experience -- or to say 'thank you'  to another's.

La Mariniere Hors d'Ouevres