Designed specifically to enhance the slow-cooking process by evenly distributing heat and locking in the optimal amount of moisture, the Signature Collection Round French Oven blends the best of the past with the latest innovations for comfort and functionality. Features: 45% larger handles provide a sure grip, even with oven mitts. The superior heat distribution and retention of Le Creuset enameled cast iron. An advanced sand-colored interior enamel with even more resistance to wear. Colorful, long-lasting exterior enamel that resists chipping and cracking. A secure lid with stabilizers to prevent rocking and sliding. An all-new larger composite knob that withstands temperatures up to 480oF. The lightest weight per quart of any premium cast iron cookware available.