This slotted absinthe spoon is crafted from 304 stainless steel and is dishwasher safe. To use: place the absinthe spoon over a filled glass of absinthe and place a sugar cube on it. Slowly drip water over the sugar until it has dissolved. You should have four to six parts water per one part absinthe. Add ice before serving if desired. Size: 6.29 x 1.57 x 0.19 in.