Fitz and Floyd was established in Dallas in 1960, by founders Pat Fitzpatrick and Bob Floyd. It started off as an import company, but soon progressed to the design and sale of ceramic giftware and tabletop products and accessories. By the start of the 1970s, the company had several popular hand-painted ceramic gift lines in production. Fitz and Floyd collectibles are known for their intricate, imaginative designs that vary from humorous to elegant pieces. See "Fitz and Floyd Collectibles Buying Guide". Ebay. Retrieved 2014-11-05.