Made out of black walnut. There are four separate carved areas to showcase all your yummy appetizers and other goodies. The plate is approximately 7" x 10" x 5/8" thick. This serving plate is perfect for a small get together or a large party. We finish with our own food grade oil. This would make a perfect for the hostess or party planner in your life. Maintain your wooden ware with soap and water, not dishwasher safe.