Since ancient times mortar and pestles have been used to prepare ingredients or substances by crushing and grinding them into a fine paste or powder. Mortar and pestles can be used to muddle mint for mojitos, grind seasonings or even to crush pills and supplements for easy digestion.
This mortar and pestle is made from authentic green stone. The exterior has been polished for shine but the interior is buffed to better facilitate grinding of ingredients.
Pestle 5" long and tapered; Mortar 4 1/8" high, Diameter 4" opening. Set weighs 2 pounds 14 ounces.