A beautiful pair of Takumi brand Hosomi Madara Wakasa chopsticks presented exquisitely in a nice lightwood gift box. The chopsticks have layers of black and red lacquer along with gold foil and egg shell decoration. The chopsticks are dishwasher safe for easy care and durability. The Hosomi Madara Wakasa chopsticks are 9.25 inches long and have smooth tips. They have a base of Malas wood (Homalium tomentosum), harvested in Papua New Guinea. The box is 10.125 x 1.875 x .75 inches. Hand made in Obama, Japan on the shores of Wakasa Bay.