This durable Mortar & Pestle stands up to the abuse of grinding and its clean, elegant lines will look great on your kitchen counter. Both the Mortar and Pestle are made of Aluminium and the pestle has a knob at the top for a comfortable hold and more secure grip. It features smooth contours and a burnished surface. This is an art object as well as a functional kitchen tool. You'll enjoy cradling the pestle in your palm as you grind herbs, nuts and spices in the well of the mortar.