This arrived in perfect time for me to give to a friend of mine who was visiting the States for my wedding -- he is an American ex-pat who lives and works in China for the time being. He loved these coasters because he can keep pictures of family and friends close by and they also serve a decorative function when he has people over for drinks! My only complaint was that they arrived with a thin layer of dust over all of them. I'm not sure where this was from, but others had made similar comments, and I thought it slightly odd. Still, a great product and my friend thought the present was very sweet! So I was happy with the purchase and would recommend this gift.