This 12" sharing plate carries a sweet message about family. "Family is a blessing, full of joy and cheer, Filled with love and caring, shared throughout the year. May God bless and keep us when near or far apart. And hold all close together, forever in one heart" It is made of white dolomite with a red and white polka-dot border. Featured in the design is a family of cardinals; some folks believe that Cardinals are reminders of loved ones who have passed on. It can be displayed ona shelf or to share treats during this holiday season.