Down to Earth Pottery little dishes, pillar, and tea light candle holders and Little Pots are hand-made with care and quality. Each piece is hand thrown, expertly glazed by hand, and high fired. Unlike mass produced pottery, each creation is unique, varying slightly in color and size. They also contain recycled glass, melted down to create iridescent hues that will brighten any home. The little pots,dishes, pillar, and tea-light candle holders are true works of art, and make great easy-to-carry small gift items. They are for decorative use only, and not recommended to serve or store food. All Down to Earth glazes are lead-free.