Representing the best in American craftsmanship, All-Clad's d5 Stainless Steel line incorporates five-layer bonded construction as well as functional advances. This pot is designed to heat as evenly and gently as possible when melting chocolate, making custards or cooking delicate sauces. Each of the five bonded layers serves a specific purpose, creating a noticeable difference in cooking performance. 18/10 stainless-steel interior for easy cleanup. Two aluminum layers, one to conduct and one to sustain heat. Patented stainless-steel core diffuses heat for consistent results. Fitted porcelain insert transfers heat slowly and gently. Magnetic stainless-steel exterior for durability and dishwasher-safe ease. The covered saucepan can also be used on its own to warm up soups, sauces and vegetables. Rims are shaped to allow for dripless pouring. Extra-large loop handles are easy to grip, even with oven mitts. Pot size etched on base for quick identification. Hand crafted in the USA with materials from the USA.