The Antique Valentine's Day Rose is a real 11" rose preserved in pure copper, with an antique green patina (simply beautiful). Its natural petals are preserved in a crystal clear lacquer, and are available in a few different colors. The rose is set in an american walnut vase with an engraved heart that has several Valentine's Day messages to choose from. This beautiful metal has been used throughout the history of mankind for ornamentation and valuable coins. Copper has been attributed to assisting in good health and well being.