Did your mother or grandmother have stainless steel shakers like this? These big stainless salt and pepper shakers are quality 18/10 stainless steel, with slide-on plastic covers for when they're not in use. The handles feel right, and the tops twist off for refilling. Dishwasher safe stainless steel salt and pepper shakers. 3 3/4" high x 2 3/4" diameter.