The Kuprum 4 Quart Solid Copper Pot is hand-hammered using the highest quality copper. Copper has been a favorable cooking material for centuries. Copper cookware heat up rapidly and cool down quickly, enabling maximum heat control. As a result, the copper pot distributes heat more immediately and evenly than cookware made with other materials. The Kuprum Copper Pot has tin lining as opposed to steel lining, which enhances heat control properties of the copper pot. The Kuprum Copper Pot is also a beautiful piece to present on the table straight off the oven. The Kuprum Copper Pot has unique hammer patterns that are crafted with great passion and skill. These copper pot patterns play with light and enhance the allure of the elegant, rosy metal. A copper pot requires much less heat than cookware made with other materials. Your copper pot will help you save on energy costs. Dry your copper pot immediately after washing. Your copper pot will naturally form a dark layer (patina) with age, which doesn't affect its performance. Occasionally use a non-abrasive cleaner to keep your copper pot looking new. Rub the copper pot briskly with a soft cotton cloth using a copper polish. Another quick and easy way to polish your copper pot is to use ketchup. You can rub the copper pot with ketchup, rinse with warm water, and dry immediately.