This is a beautiful object and the perfect present for a budding chef or baker. Originally used for chapati's this hand carved rolling pin has a fabulous time-worn appearance and feel. Each chapati rolling pin is unique - hand-carved and hand painted. This rolling pin has a faded time-worn quality that makes it so special. It's paint has worn off after years and years of use. It's a very beautiful decorative object but also perfect for rolling out pizza dough.