The Le Creuset 8-Quart Enamel-on-Steel Stock Pot in Creamy Dune is beautiful, reliable, and functional and light-weight. A Le Creuset Stock Pot offers superior Le Creuset craftsmanship in heavy-gauge steel. All Le Creuset stock pots heat rapidly and uniformly for slow simmering and their lids seal the flavorful bouquet of your culinary creations. The steel rims prevent chipping and the enamel interior won't absorb odors or flavors. Le Creuset stock pots are suitable for use on all heat sources including electric, gas, ceramic, halogen top and induction (when used in accordance with manufacturers instructions). Le Creuset Stock Pots should only be used on the stove top. Do not place your Le Creuset stock pot on a heat source without having water in the pot. Do not allow your stock pot to boil dry. The skilled French craftsmen French craftsmen at Le Creuset have been making their world famous enameled cast-iron cookware in Fresnoy Le Grand France since 1925. Hand washing is recommended.