Designed by Masanori Oji for Futagami 100% solid brass handmade in Japan Dimensions: 5.75" in diameter Enjoy this trivet for many years to come. This product is created with the sand-casted technique called "IHADA". IHADA is unique in it's sandy texture and variations in color. Founded in the city of Takaoka Japan in 1897, "Futagami" is a brass foundry and livingware brand. Due to its corrosion resistance properties and elegant luster, brass has long been used in various fields from shipmaking and architectural fittings to arts and crafts as well as Buddhist alter equipment. Brass products will oxidize and gradually change of the course of many years becoming subtler and more beautiful in their surroundings.