Cast Iron 4.5" Mortar and Pestle Size: 4.5 inch Beautifully made heavy cast iron Mortar and Pestle with handle. Great for burning incense, candles, or smudging for meditation, ritual or spell work. To burn loose incense/resin fill with sand, place lighted charcoal block on top, then after it greys fully add incense. To burn incense sticks or candles simply place within sand.