Salt, a basic necessity, has always required a container to keep moisture out, and, sure enough, someone cam up with the salt horn to fit the bill. Made from cow horn, the hand-turned tapered peg snugly fits a 5/16″ hole, and each end has a hardwood plug that;s glued air-tight. You can also carry extra horns for pepper or other spices. individually made, they average approximately 2-1/2″ long and 2″ diameter. Color May Vary.