This Peugeot Paris Salt Mill stands 7" high and features a red lacquer finish.The grinding mechanisms in Peugeot salt mills is stainless steel and should not corrode from the moisture in the salt.Features of the Peugeot saltmill mechanism include: Treated stainless steel mechnism. Peugeot mills are the only ones manufactured in this manner and are recognized as the best in the world. Lifetime warranty on the mechanism. To refill Peugeot saltmills: Unscrew the metal knob and remove the top Fill the grinder up to the mark with salt Replace the top and screw on the metal knob *Remember: The tighter the screw is, the finer the salt will be ground.Caring for your Peugeot: Do not expose to heat Wipe with a damp cloth Store in a dry place Do not put in dishwasherImportant Note:Variations in the red lacquer are common. If you are making a set (buying both a salt and pepper mill), the color of the two mills will likely be slightly different.