The Copper-Brass Pepper & Salt shakers are amongst our fastest selling tableware. The sleek and simple design, adds a nice touch to your dinner table. The body is made from matte finish copper, while the lid and base are fashioned from brass. The set makes a beautiful birthday gift and is also a unique option for corporates to customize and give to clients and employees. It is natural for copper to react with the oxygen in the air and blacken. However, this can be prevented by following the cleaning instructions described in the following link. Ensure the insides of the shakers are completely dry before storing pepper and salt in them.