This complete mate kit is an ideal way to start drinking yerba mate. The set consists of: 1. Mate gourd: A wooden gourd (or cup) with a metal sheath. The gourd is approximately 10cm high. The fact that the gourd is made of wood menas that it is durable and long-lasting. 2. Mate drinking pipe (or bombilla): This stainless steel drinking straw is used with the mate cup. 3. Yerba mate: This is the most important bit....... 500g of Cruz de Malta yerba from Argentina!!