You may be surprised to learn that this marvelous ornament is made by preserving a real maple leaf! Hand-selected and coated with lacquer to keep its natural color and veins visible, this gorgeous burnt orange leaf is created by skilled artisans in a delicate process that takes at least 7 days from start to finish. With edges dipped in precious 24 karat gold, this exquisite ornament comes ready to hang on a ribbon and is grown and hand-crafted in the USA. Whether you decorate a windowpane for autumn or display it on your Christmas tree, you're sure to rake in a pile of compliments with this timelessly preserved treasure! Ranging in height from 3" to 3½" tall, no two are exactly alike!