It is used in different esoteric rituals because it is an extremely effective amulet that provides protection against all kinds of evils, protects the home and its inhabitants, rejects bad energy and damage, protects the family economy and provides prosperity. It is made of rustic sacred wood called Arbol de la Chonta or Chonta Dura that is used since ancient times by Shamans for rituals, warding off the evil eye and protect your home or your home or your workplace. The measurements are 12"x6" inches. * As all of these products are handmade , expect minimal variations between models . ** Shipped through USPS First Class Mail. *** Orders take up to 2 days to proceed , after which they take between 2-5 days to be delivered . So , please , order in advance.