Our beautiful red and gold lacquered plastic bowls are black inside, with the sides adorned with Japanese cranes. Japanese cranes symbolizes longiveity and good luck. This bowl is perfect for serving miso soup and appetizers. It also makes an affordable and beautiful table centerpiece holder or party favor container filled with goodies. For use as a centerpiece, fill the bowl with a few canes of lucky bamboo or insert some sprigs of flowers into a florist frog topped off with Japanese black pebbles for a stunning and unique Japanese style centerpiece!