This skeleton skull is finished in a red opaque food safe glaze. The ceramic skull can be used as a tea bag holder or spoon rest or even as a desk accessory. The red skull measures 4 inches wide x 4 inches long, it is dishwasher safe and food safe. ORDER and SHIPPING INFORMATION: * Please allow 5 - 7 business days for completion of your order. * Shipping is Standard Mail via the United States Postal Service. * You will be notified when the order ships, please allow for transit time after the order ships. This red skull 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. 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, white, an aged look, Day of the Dead design, grey and aged with cobwebs.