Solid brass pepper mill, antiqued vintage finish, modern traditional design, with open bottom. Can also be used for spices and coffee beans. Premium quality, hand made in Greece by skilled artisans to exacting standards. A gorgeous heirloom and functional addition to any kitchen or dining table. The grinding mechanism is state of the art, designed to actually grind the pepper (rather than smash it), maximizing the flavor and aroma. Metal grinding mechanism adjusts from fine to coarse. Durable all metal body, flanged base for stability.The handle is packed inside the body for transport and is easily assembled.