This handle is covered in roses along with filigree type swirls. The handle has a nice sturdy grip, as well as looking quite ornate.The handle includes a natural 12 x 10 mm oval gemstone cabochon. This can customized. A great mug for all occasions. The handle is hand cast then solider on to a hand made mini stein. The mini stein has over 3000 hammer marks, which compliments the handle very well. This mini stein is 4.5 inches tall by 3.5 inches in diameter. It can hold an average of 16 oz of liquid.