|Occasionally called Comet, Ribbon Tie has a unique pattern of whirling rays. Known in plates and bowls in a limited range of colors with ruffled, three-in-one, ribbon candy edge (marigold example above) or rarely, ice cream shape. While purists say plates cannot be ruffled, the above blue plate does meet the other requirement that it be less than 2 inches above the table. Most pieces described as plates will have the three-in-one edging shown here. You'll have to decide whether you're buying a plate or bowl. These measure between 8 and 9 inches.