Elegant chopsticks that embody serenity. The Tenka Akebono Wakasa chopsticks are black and dark red layered showing beautiful streaks of subtle color. There's a Tensoge angled bevel at the handle end. The handles have an almost octagon shape. 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.