The Moka Express, made by Bialetti in Italy, is the original stove top coffee maker. With it you can make authentic espresso at home. It is made from solid cast aluminium with a black acrylic handle and knob. All pressure valves are fitted with top quality stainless steel springs and ball bearings for safety and durability. It should be hand washed in warm soapy water and rinsed clean. The Moka Express is suitable for all hobs except induction. Please note that this size is based on espresso cup sizes and not on the size of regular tea or coffee cups. The overall height of the coffee maker is 15cm/6in with a base of 7.5cm/3in.