The Seiun Wakasa chopsticks have a multitude of layers of lacquer and resin to make this incredible pattern. Yellow, black, red, green and brown layers make a most unique coloring. Naturally heat and water resistant. The chopsticks have a base of Malas wood (Homalium tomentosum), harvested in Indonesia. They have an Acrylic protective finish. Chopsticks are 9.125 inches long with lightly textured tips. Hand made in Obama, Japan on the shores of Wakasa Bay.