These black chopsticks are exquisite! The Wakasa Kuzuryu Japanese chopsticks are 9 inches in length with beautiful designs in golds, reds and greens accented by mother of pearl and eggshell on black. The chopsticks have a base of Malas wood (Homalium tomentosum), harvested in Indonesia. The handle is coated with Acrylic and the tip in natural Urushi lacquer finish. Textured tips for easy handling. Made in Japan.