The Messermeister 12" Silicone-Coated Locking Tong features a silicone coated tong head that easily picks up foods while serving salads, pan-frying, grilling or sauteing. The coated head will also protects cookware from scratching. The cushioned silicone handles provide a sturdy, non-slip grip and a stainless rivet that keeps hands safe from burns. All of our tongs feature the strongest locking mechanism on the market, and they lock in the closed position for convenient storage. Available in black, blue, cranberry, green, orange, red and yellow.