Doubling as a trivet and a hotplate, this unique microwavable stand has a ceramic core that retains and releases heat for up to one hour. A heat-resistant base makes it safe to place on the dining table or buffet. Keeps dishes warm for up to one hour without electricity, batteries or flame. Ready to use after just 2-3 minutes in the microwave. Ideal for hot foods, coffee carafes and teapots. Ceramic core retains and releases heat at the optimal temperature. Encased in heat-resistant silicone and polymer, the sides and bottom stay cool. Can be placed on a countertop or table without a trivet or hot pad. Insulated base and sides make it safe and easy to handle. Matte black finish.