Le Creuset enamel on steel kettles are crafted of high-quality materials and built to last. Made with sturdy carbon steel and finished with a vibrant porcelain enamel finish, each model combines precise craftsmanship with the colorful style and beauty that only Le Creuset can offer. With a variety of unique designs and sizes, there iss a kettle for any kitchen; from compact to large, from traditional to modern. Useful for preparing French press coffee, oatmeal and much more in addition to tea, Le Creuset kettles make excellent gifts and are a simple yet effective way to add a touch of color to the kitchen. Some colors are exclusive to other retailers. Features a single-tone whistle which alerts when water has reached a rolling boil. The generous base size for greater contact with heating element so water boils quickly. Convenient quick heating with superior heat distribution. Fixed whistle can be easily flipped open for pouring. Stainless steel handle brackets for secure handling. Heat-resistant ergonomic handle for safe pouring. Kettle capacity marked on the base for quick reference. Can be used on any heat source (gas, electric, ceramic, halogen, induction).