Made from sturdy, sleek, & lightweight Fine Bone China. Airavata Simha Quarter Plate is filled with motifs that draw their inspiration from the Pattachitra art form. The motifs seek to depict the vahana’s of Hindu Deities. The wares have been hand decorated with pastel hues of yellow and green. They have been intricately decorated with bold lines, accompanied by a single-tone setting, and have been highlighted with 24-karat gold. The wares undergo three stages of firing and stringent quality checks to achieve the desired finish. The colors and gold used are food safe. Wash with mild soap. use a soft sponge. Not microwave & dishwasher safe, it is 24k gold.