The Mason Cash Pestle and Mortar offers sturdy, easy grinding. The unglazed ceramic finish on the inside of the mortar and pestle is ideal for grinding food. The glazed ceramic finish on the outside is easy to clean and prevents finger marks. The pestle fits comfortably in the hand while grinding. Perfect for crushing herbs and spices, for any home cook who likes cooking from scratch. Mason Cash was established in the heart of the English ceramic industry back in 1800 and has become world renowned for its innovative, classic kitchenware today.