Centuries-old way of pickling veggies, fruits. This blue/white pickling jar measures 8" dia. x 10" h, with a 3- 3/4" opening. Capacity approx 132 oz. Rim holds water with lid (bowl-like lid) placed upside down allows gases to escape yet water lock creates an air tight seal. No rubber gasket or metal screw lid necessary. Comes in blue and white patterns. 12" bamboo tongs included.