Egg gourds are a perfect shape for your handmade ornaments! Each gourd stands between 3-3.5" tall. They are sturdy with a strong thick shell, and are the size of an egg. Acrylic craft paints work great on gourd shells. - Each gourd is washed and ready to craft - These gourd will not stand on their own, they have a rounded bottom -These gourds are dried, and therefor everlasting -Gourds will vary slightly in shape in size- no two gourds will ever be identical.