Each ceramic plate is individually hand painted in a traditional Spanish design by the de la Cal family artists in Toledo, Spain and is signed on the back by the artists. Holes on the back rim allow for hanging. It measures approximately 11″ in diameter with a 2″ raised border. All our ceramics are lead free and food safe. You can wash them in the dishwasher though hand washing is always recommended. All ceramics tend to get hot to the touch in the microwave so please avoid overheating them.