Combining art with function, this practical and attractive expandable trivet is a welcome addition to your home decor. The slots between the steel bars and bamboo beams allow air to circulate and disperse heat preventing damage to your table or counter top. Every home needs a trivet to protect fine furniture. Measures 8.75" by 8.375" by 0.875". Expands to 13.5" by 8.75" by 0.875".