This can be used a beautiful candle holder, the light flickers through the glass and it is very pretty when it glows. It can be used for other purposes too such as a planter. It is made of glass but the mortar can not get wet on the outside. The inside can hold water. It is 2 lbs. and 4 oz. and is approximately 4 1/2 inches wide.The colors are white, clear and teal (blue/green) flat marbles. Handmade in New England.