This pepper grinder is hand turned from Pernambuco. Pernambuco is from Brazil. Pernambuco wood is doubly famous as it’s perhaps the only wood that’s been responsible for the naming of an entire nation. When Portuguese ships discovered the trees on the coast of South America in the sixteenth century. Also famous for bow makers. The grinder is antique copper and fully adjustable to give the perfect grind. Polished and sealed with a food grade finish.