Founded 1759. Wedgewood was established in 1759 by English potter and entrepreneur, Josiah Wedgewood. The company was incorporated as Josiah Wedgewood and Sons Ltd in 1895 and is known to spread the reputation of British ceramics across different continents. It is recognized for creating the dry-bodied stoneware, Jasperware in contrasting colors and Wedgewood Blue and white, and table china creamware. The company secured leadership in the fine china, porcelain, and luxury accessories manufacturing segment through design and innovation while continuing to develop its classical design pieces.