This ceramic skeleton skull is finished in a non toxic opaque white glaze. The ceramic skull can be used as a tea bag holder or small spoon rest or even as a desk accessory at work. This white skull head is made with ceramic slip and a ceramic mold for uniformity. Each piece is kiln fired and sealed with a non-toxic glaze. I have been making tea bag holders since 2004 and have a variety of colors & themes available. The white skull is dishwasher safe & food safe. The skull measures 4 inches wide x 4 inches long. This skull has lots of uses, it can also be used to hold rings, earrings or jewelry, cuff links or tie tacks, coins or change, desk accessory for paper clips, tacks, staples, etc., keys, mini soap bars, candy, coffee pods, dish scrubber, vegetable brush, sewing items (needles, pins, buttons, etc.,) pet treats, incense, small ceremony candles (tea lites) dinnerware place setting accents, wall decorations, Gift Baskets, the uses are unlimited. Also available in jet black, old aged look, Day of the Dead, red, grey, and aged with cobwebs.