This glass float measures 7"Dia. It is available in blue, green & purple. In years past glass floats were used to keep fishing nets from sinking. They are rarely used today but are a pleasant reminder of the way things used to be. The floats are encased in decorative rope nets that are used for hanging. This item will add a definite nautical touch to whatever room it is placed in and is a must have for those who appreciate high quality nautical decor. It makes a great gift, impressive decoration and will be admired by all those who love the sea.