This multi-use flower-shaped gadget is designed to work as a trivet, a hot pad and as a table decoration. With its unique design you can shorten it or expand it depending on use; cater its size to on the size of the pot or pan of desired tabletop. But it's not for just kitchen use; you can use the Blossom Multi-Use Trivet in the living room, bathroom, RV and boat. And, you can put more than one blossom together to expand the size of your trivet. Simple to store and easy to clean; clean with soap and warm water. Made of silicone.