The Wakasa Kai Japanese chopsticks are 9 inches in length with beautiful designs in golds and greens on black accented by mother of pearl and eggshell. The designs are in the top 3 inches of the handle end of the lacquered chopstick and the tips are textured. The chopsticks have a base of Malas wood (Homalium tomentosum), harvested in Indonesia. They have a Polyester protective finish. Made in Japan.