The Slate Cheese Board, made of slate stone, is perfect for entertaining with wine and cheese. Use the Slate Cheese Board like a chalkboard, writing the name of the cheese you are serving or a message to your guests on the 8" x 16" slate stone board. The Slate Cheese Board Set also includes two pieces of food safe, washable soap stone chalk. This slate cheese board features natural edges and velvet mounting to protect counter tops. How cool is this cheese tray!!!