Stella coffee makers are simple and classy style. This very elegant Stella 18/10 stainless steel stovetop espresso maker will revive the charm of the past. The result of this traditional process is a perfect combination of the classic, traditional coffee maker with the unmistakable elegance and quality of Stella's stovetop espresso makers. The special design of the boiler allows the valve to be completely hidden so nothing disturbs the perfect rounded lines of the maker. Made entirely from only the highest quality 18/10 stainless steel, the base is designed for use on gas cook tops as well as on electrical and glass-ceramic. Made in Italy.