These elegant Wakasa chopsticks have small 'drops' of mother of pearl embedded into the gloss black finish. Perfect for a black tie night on the town or a bowl of ramen at the kitchen table. The chopsticks have a base of Hard Maple (Acer saccharum), harvested in Canada. The handle is coated with a Urethane protective finish and the tip in natural Urushi lacquer finish. Chopsticks are 9.25 inches long with non-gloss, naturally textured square tips. Hand made in Obama, Japan on the shores of Wakasa Bay.