Koi fish embody the positive characteristic of prosperity, perseverance, luck and good fortune. Eating with these satin black lucky gold koi chopsticks will remind you to persist in your goals. Appreciating the satin like texture on the domed handle end and dark wood with texture to the tips will leave you satisfied on your way to good fortune. The chopsticks have a base of Jabon wood (Anthocephalus cadamba), harvested in Indonesia. They have a Polyester Urethane protective finish. Chopsticks are 9 inches long. Dishwasher safe. Made in Japan.