The original 'Copper Mill' from Greek Alexander Mills, is a beautiful and traditional copper grinder with a crank and beautifully chiseled patterns. The salt grinder is specially designed for salt with a non-corrosive insert and grinder mechanism. 'Copper Mill' is handmade of solid copper with a cast metal grinder that is designed to grind your spices optimally. 'Copper Mill' comes un-lacquered which means that it will patinate beautifully over time. The genuine Alexander Mills are tried and tested products that have been into market since 1977 and they meet high standards of quality and functionality.