Who says it's not OK to "monkey around" at the dinner table? These brilliantly detailed monkey shakers are original designs sculpted in clay, cast in durable pewter, and given a coating of nickel silver for a lasting shine! Each set includes a matching pewter palm tree holder to safely store and display the salt and pepper shakers when not in use. Glass bottoms are imported ; all pewter portions are designed and made in the USA. Fine tableware with a whimsical flair! - What is pewter and is it safe to use with food? Pewter is a white metal alloy consisting of tin with small amounts of antimony and copper. Frequently used for kitchenware and jewelry, pewter is completely lead-free and safe for use with all foods.