This ceramic Paris trivet will bring back memories of that trip to France or will help you focus on your goal of taking a trip. Trivets protect your furniture from scorch marks on your table. You can take dishes from the oven to the table and protect your table. This trivet is 8" x 8" and is .38" thick. It is a ceramic trivet made from earthenware. To clean this trivet you should hand wash with mild soap. It is not microwave or dishwasher safe.