The Atlas Greek Copper Pepper Mill is a stunning addition to the kitchen or dining room table! Great for fancy dinner parties or for everyday use by everyone in the family!Copper has long been renowned as a 'miracle metal' in the kitchen. Get the style and durability of copper with this attractive pepper mill. This pepper mill is hand made in Greece of solid durable copper. The heavy metal grinding mechanism is capable of grinding seven times the pepper per turn of the handle than the average mill. Saves wear and tear on your wrist as well as the grinder! The Atlas grinds pepper and other spices instead of crushing them. What does this mean in terms of gastronomy? It means there is more surface area on the pepper, which in turn opens it to more oxygen and produces more aroma and flavor.