Shaving is enhanced by warm, rich later applied with a traditional shaving brush. This brush is turned in Cocobolo, a rich russet, brown wood with clear striations with a 100% fine badger bristles. Cocobolo, harvested in the central Americas, has been treated with tung oil as a preservative. Please wipe dry after use. (handle: 5.25, inches, brush: 2.0 inches).