Stainless Steel allows you to use this grinder for salt or pepper. Smooth action makes this single-handed grinder easy to use. Hand turned from Redheart. This Central American wood is a unique brilliant red color with black undertones. The Mayans refer to this wood as Chakte Koke. This wood grows in Southern Mexico to Southern Brazil and Paraguay. Mature trees grow to a height up to 65 ft. with a diameter up to 1.5 ft. To fill your grinder just unscrew the bottom and insert your favorite pepper or grinder salt. Has a food grade finish to protect the wood. Grinder height: 5 3/4".