Around the maple leaf are many myths. Everyone has different associations at the sight of this strikingly shaped shell. In some cultures the maple leaf stands for patriotism and fidelity, in other cultures for protection and healing, and elsewhere it is a symbol for the loved ones. A lovely plate with a slight bowl to it, to be a vessel for small somethings. Also in the case of non-use a remarkably beautiful decoration object. 24 cm long x 23 cm wide x 2.5 cm high. Solid wood. Please note that natural wood grain pattern variations exist. Made in Germany.