The Shoku Arai Ocho Japanese chopsticks have an elegant metallic silver and gold sakura (cherry) blossom design on gloss black and dark wood. These are dishwasher safe for easy care. The chopsticks have a base of Malas wood (Homalium tomentosum), harvested in Indonesia. They have a Polyester Urethane protective finish. Chopsticks are 9.125 inches long with lightly textured tips. Made in Obama, Japan on the shores of Wakasa Bay.