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Alexander Handmade Mills

Modern Salt Mill 23cm

Rated 4.7 out of 5
Based on 6 reviews
Colour
Copper
Copper Brass

Part handmade and part machine fabricated, the Alexander Mills Salt Mill is both beautiful and functional. Salt mills have a plastic grinding mechanism and are suitable for grinding dry sea salt or rock salt.

Made in a thorough quality-controlled, small scale family business production environment, each Alexander Mill is produced from high quality materials with a fine detailed finish while being robust and practical for day-to-day use. Pair with the Modern Pepper Mill for a matching set for your table.

  • Manually-operated salt mill, with a grinding mechanism designed to grind the salt
  • Adjustable grind
  • Durable all-metal body
  • Flanged base for stability
  • Handcrafted to exacting standards in Thessaloniki, Greece.
  • Available in either full copper or copper & brass finish
D4cm x H20.5cm
  • Care should be taken to avoid excessive exposure to moisture.
  • Never wash or submerge the mill in water and do not put in the dishwasher. Store the mill in a cool dry place.
  • Try to avoid grinding directly over cooking pots, as steam will dampen the salt or pepper in the mill, which may in turn clog the mechanism. If the mill becomes clogged it can be cleaned by removing the top, loosening the mechanism and cleaning it out with a small brush.
  • Only use the mill for grinding ingredients it was intended for. Pepper mills are designed for grinding standard peppercorns, but may also be used to grind dry spices. Generally it is not recommended to grind larger peppercorns or spices with a soft core in these mills.
  • Never grind salt in a mill intended for pepper, as this will corrode the metal mechanism. Salt mills have a plastic grinding mechanism and are suitable for grinding dry sea salt or rock salt.
  • Avoid “wet” or “grey” sea salt, or salt flakes as these will clog the mechanism.
  • The outer metal casing will naturally oxidise and change in appearance with touch and with use and through exposure to moisture and oxygen in the air. However, if you wish to keep the mill polished, you can use metal cleaners suitable for brass or copper available at most supermarkets.
  • Excessive exposure to moisture may lead to more extreme corrosion such as bright greenblue to grey colourations or ‘verdigris’, which should be cleaned off using a scouring pad, or scrubbed with a half lemon pressed into salt, then wiped clean and dry with a soft cloth. 
Alexander Mills have been producing handmade grinding mills since 1977. The design of the mills is based on a coffee mill created in the early 1900's for Greek soldiers to use in the field.
average rating 4.7 out of 5
Based on 6 reviews
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83% of reviewers would recommend this product to a friend
6 Reviews
Reviewed by Sandy B.
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I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

Great Gift

I gave the Salt Mill as a engagement present and the couple absolutely love it.

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Reviewed by Isabella J.
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I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

Hands down best mill ever!

This is the 4th mill that I have purchased as I’ve bought 3 of them for my family members. I have owned mine now for a couple of years and never have I had any problems with it and I use it daily. My family members also absolutely love them. Definitely worth the investment.

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Reviewed by Jodie S.
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I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
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Beautiful

Such a classy unique salt mill worth the money certainly

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Reviewed by Sally F.
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I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

Quality product

The salt mill is both beautiful and practical. The design is a talking point at your table for many years to come. Its Gorgeous

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Reviewed by Fiona P.
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Rated 3 out of 5
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Great if you don't live in a humid climate

I bought this to accompany the matching pepper mill ( awesome mill) which I have owned for 5 years. The salt mill is just as good except in damp weather - I was hoping it would cope, but like the other 5 salt mills I own, the damp just blocks it up. So its back to a salt from a sealed jar via teaspoon.

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