A: Hello - We appreciate you reaching out with your question on the Pepper Grinder. The grinding plates themselves are ceramic, but the item contains wood, stainless steel, aluminum, polypropylene, and brass components as well. - Carmen
A: Hello Nancy - To load the grinder, unscrew the top silver knob (which can also be used to adjust how coarse or fine the grain comes out- tighter produces a finer grain, looser produces a coarser grain). Then carefully put the top knob aside and lift off the top wood piece. This will reveal the inside of the grinder (with the grinding shaft). Simply pour your pepper into the body and re-assemble. Be careful not to overfill!. Happy shopping!
A: Hello Sara - This item does not come with salt and pepper. Happy Shopping! - Teshima
A: Hello moniqua - Thanks for asking! The tighter you screw the top knob the finer the grain will be. You should be able to play with different levels of coarse/fine depending on how tight you twist the screw. Just be careful that you don’t fully unscrew the knob off the top! Enjoy. - Matt