The Walnut Salad Bowl with Copper Inlay has a beautiful mauve hue with the amazing grain that has been accented by the copper inlay. The tan area with the dark brown to black streaks is sapwood that has absorbed minerals while growing, this area also adds a great deal of interest to the bowl. It has been hand finished with a combination of mineral and walnut oil making it food safe and ready for a salad. It can be washed with soap and water and dried. When it looks or feels dry apply mineral oil, let it absorb then buff with a microfiber cloth. It is NOT dishwasher safe. It is 9"dia. x 3.75"H. A card with instructions for the care of wood, the name of the wood and it's origin is included with the purchase.