This is a 10 inch Pepper mill turned out of Cocobolo. Premium Stainless Steel mechinism with adjustable grind. Stainless Steel knob on the top can be tightened for a fine grind or loosened for a coarser grind. Letter P is embossed on the knob if you happen to get a matching Salt mill. This is a high end mill for chef's or someone who loves to cook. There is nothing like the smell or taste of fresh ground pepper. Peppercorns are loaded by removing the knob and pulling the top off. Finished with five coats of lacquer. A wonderfull gift for the chef or wanna be chef in your life.