Marble & Metal Mortar & Pestle
Between a rock and a hard pestle.
Details & Materials +-
Mortar is 5" in diameter x 2.75" H x 2.25" deep; Pestle is 5" L x 1.25" W
Care & Notes +-
Wash the marble periodically with a cloth dampened with warm water and, if necessary, a bit of mild dishwashing liquid. Remove the soap with another damp cloth. Never use dusting sprays or abrasive cleaners on your marble. Metal components can be polished using a store-bought metal polish.
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Photography by Rocky Luten and James Ransom
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