Our solid wood ship wheel is the ideal nautical decoration. It measures 48"Dia. The size of the wheel is measured from the end of the handle to the end of the handle on the opposite side. It is durable, sturdy and will stand the test of time. Ship wheels are among the best known symbols of the sea. In the middle of the ship wheel is a solid brass nave. It 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 & will be admired by all those who love the sea.