The Trellis is an elegant ancient pattern that is centuries old. Eight Lucky Bamboo stems are selected for uniform size and flexibility. The artist weaves the stems carefully and with ties of the correct firmness, this work is created.The number eight is special in the Chinese culture and is incorporated into many aspects of their lives and business. Of course you know that eight symbolizes luck and the gift of an eight cane trellis is also the gift of luck.The white vase is ceramic, 6 diameter and 2 deep. The trellis is 16-18 tall and just short of 6 wide.