This elegant tea infuser is perfect for steeping 2-3 cups of tea and includes a silicone cover with a holder. Simply place your tea leaves in the infuser and place the silicone cover on the bottom. Add the infuser to your mug and remove when your tea is steeped to your desired strength. Place infuser in the infuser holder to make sure of no mess. The Tulip is made from 18-8 stainless steel, giving you a long lasting tea infuser that will not rust!