Iridescent hand-painted gold over thick gloss black carved handles give it a flame look. Small gold sakura flowers towards the medium wood textured tips. Dishwasher safe. The chopsticks have a base of Malas wood (Homalium tomentosum), harvested in Papua New Guinea. They have a Polyester Urethane protective finish. These Japanese chopsticks are 9.25 inches long. Made in Japan.