Swiss Diamond 8.5 quart covered stock pot features a revolutionary non-stick surface using diamond crystals to form a virtually indestructible non-stick cooking surface. The user will be able to cook soups and stews to perfection. The non-stick surface will not peel, crack, or blister and provides perfect heat distribution. The stockpot is made from a 6mm thick pressure cast aluminum which has a perfectly flat base for use on all ceramic, gas, and electric cook tops. The stay cool handles are safe to use in an oven up to 500F. Metal utensils are safe for use on the non-stick surface and the pan is safe for use in the dishwasher. The inside depth of this covered stockpot is 5.9". The tempered see through glass lid features a handle that also is a vent for venting steam while cooking. The diamond reinforced non-stick cooking surface separates this 8.5 quart stockpot from all others in a way that will enhance the users cooking skills.