A spoon rest serves as a place to lay spoons and other cooking utensils, to prevent cooking fluids from getting onto countertops, as well as keeping the spoon from touching any contaminants that might be on the countertop. We think our spoon rests are not only functional, but also a fun way to show off your Scandinavian heritage. There is also a handy hole in the handle for easy display and a flat bottom to allow for smooth sturdy spoon placement. Swedish design. 10".