The process in adhering the mother of pearl chips on to the wood chop stix is multi stepped and a very time consuming process. This chop stix's can be combined with another style chop stix or a chignon to create an interesting look. They were made by hand in Korea in the 1970's to about 1983. The whole Oriental theme for hair ornaments was a very important LOOK for the hair! The chop stix's measure approximately 6 3/4". They are priced at $20.00 each piece. Enjoy!