The Tala Deep Colander has grip handles on either side which makes thecolander easy to carry and transfer items that have been strained at ease. It ismade from high quality stainless steel which makes this item very durable anddishwasher safe. The stand on the bottom allows the colander to be very sturdywhile in use. The diameter of the Colander is 24cm and has extra depth to beable to strain large amounts. Our Deep Colander is idealfor washing salads fruits and draining pasta.