The orange blossom has long been a symbol of eternal love and fidelity, as well as a symbol of fertility. The Burnt Orange Blossom Ceremonial Drinking Horn holds water, wine, ale, beer, or other drink. Drinking horns were often used in ceremonies such as weddings. This horn is decorated with distinctive fire burned carved flora design, this deluxe drinking horn is made from 100% pure cow horn .The exterior is polished to a shiny surface while the interior is boiling water proof. Horns from cows, buffalo or oxen have traditionally been used as drinking vessels by various people in many regions of the world; this fine specimen is a great example of the practice. The horn holder is made of premium leather with a brown finish and features a belt loop that will ensure your horn is never far from your side. * Please not there may be a slight odor as this is a natural item. The color and shape may vary and may not be exactly like the picture. Item may have minor scratches due to buffing and natural material. When measuring this item we measure it at the spine. This is an all-natural item and you will need to coat inside with beeswax. In order to do this you will melt the beeswax and pour it in the horn. Wait for it to dry and then pull it out. Please wash with a gentle detergent and polish with vegetable oil to keep it from drying out. And from time to time you will want to use beeswax to coat the inside to keep from cracking. Please do not use hot liquids in this item. The variations in their shapes and colors can only be made by nature; thus a horn may have natural blemishes which will not affect its functionality but does verify its authenticity.