I just got married and registered (on amazon.com) for Pillar style Reed & Barton Silverware. I mostly went with them because I liked the look and it said it was 18/10 stainless steel and completely dishwasher safe.
Well when I recieved them each outside bag had a warning that they are dishwasher safe but washing in the dishwasher is not reccommended and if you do put them in the dishwasher take them out promptly to avoid spotting and not to leave sitting in water. I have never had good silverware and haven't had problems with my cheap stuff leaving it in the dishwasher and soaking in water. And I am sure that I won't be putting my dishes away right after the cycle is done and I can see my husband soaking in water sometime in the course of the rest of our lives!!
So the question is do I return these, is this simply a warning to cover themselves? I thought 18/10 was totally safe and quality? Is there a better brand of silverware that is a definite that it won't have problems? I want it to look good and use for a really long time. Help!