Inspired by the Japanese art of flower-arrangement, our ikebanas truly enhance the beautiful flower aarrangements that you will put in them! This ikebana includes a a metal piece in the bottom that holds the flowers upright, keeps them in place, and allows the water at the bottom to flow up through the stems. Food, microwave, oven and dishwasher safe. This item is approximately 4.5" x 2" x 4.5" in size. Slight variations in size, glaze pattern and color may occur with all of our handcrafted items. Each piece has its own personality!