Vintage Silver Plated Chalice Made in Italy in the 1970s Unique Design Measures 3.5 Inches Nice Altar Piece Silver Plated An Altar Chalice represents the Goddess and the Element of Water. It is the symbol of fertility and abundance and has several ritual purposes. It may hold liquid or stand empty depending on the chosen ritual. Traditionally a Chalice is silver which is sacred to the Goddess. Keep this Chalice with your Altar Tools, wash by hand only. This Chalice has been cleansed and charged, ready for use. As with any vintage item, there might be small scratches or blemishes on the Chalice. No major damage was found.