This 11 7/8 inch Mauviel copper oval stew pot from the copper collection has numerous benefits. The oval copper stew pot is constructed of solid copper and lined with stainless steel for safe cooking and easy cleaning. The oval shape allows for long pieces of fish and meat. The two short handles are made of polished bronze and are solidly affixed with copper rivets for durability. The outer surface is polished for a smooth and glossy finish.