The warmer is made of a thick, high quality ceramic stoneware that will last many years. It can warm jar candles, wax tarts, wax cubes, soy beads, potpourri, scented oils and more! Use the dish to warm oils and waxes or remove it to place a jar candle directly on the metal warming plate to use as a jar candle warmer. It includes an inspirational scripture that gives it extra meaning as a wonderful gift for your mother. Scriptures: “She is clothed with strength and dignity, she can laugh at the days to come.” Proverbs 31:25. “Many women do noble things, but you surpass them all.” Proverbs 31:29.