This grinder has 2.5 inches; it is lightweight, being easy to hold and grind a higher amount of various herbs and spices as compared to a smaller grinder. It is made of strong aluminum, with a nice golden finish.
It is resistant with no plastic or zinc parts. The grinder consists of four parts.
The top lid has 25 sharp curved teeth,
which fit with the 25 sharp curved teeth on the next layer enhancing the grinding efficiency just with a few twists. This layer has holes to let ground herbs and spices go through.
The top lid attaches with a magnet to the next part preventing the herbs to spill during grinding. Underneath the second part, there is a steel mesh filter for pollen, which can be removed with the plastic spatula provided.
This filter is placed on top of the final part of the grinder, where the smaller parts of ground spices are collected.
This grinder is suitable for spices and herbs such as basil, sage, clove, rosemary.
It cannot be used to grind wet herbs and spices with a hard shell such as black pepper seeds, fennel, cinnamon, and star anise. The grinder is easy and fast to use. It works by twisting the top back and forth a few times. It can also be cleaned using the spatula provided. The grinder comes packed in a gift box.