The Today by Primula 8-Cup Coffee Press is made with high-quality , durable borosilicate glass. The handle is made of sturdy hard plastic that provides a firm, reliable grip that stays cool in your hand while pouring your hot coffee. The carefully designed fitted lid and angled spout allow for clean, even pours. It includes a filter spiral plate, a fine stainless steel mesh filter with cross plate, and an easy-to-use plunger. All the parts are designed to ensure that coffee grounds are kept in the beaker and out of your cup. It is dishwasher safe and easy to clean.