This mortar and pestle set from Cole & Mason is made from beautiful black granite and has a diameter of 14cm/ 5.5 inches. The premium quality granite is heavy and well balanced, making it suitable for rigorous pounding and grinding. The mortar and pestle is used to release the true aromatic flavors of fresh herbs and spices. It has an unglazed interior and profile is designed for both wet and dry use. The mortar and pestle comes in a nice gift box.