This display block is made from stabilized wood. These are cut to size, then are then hand sanded and polished to a high gloss. This material block can be used as a desk decoration, an art piece for a shelf / book case, or used as a raw material for your next project. All material blocks are at least 5in x 2.5in x 2.5in. All Valhalla Products are made and designed by Valhalla Designs. MADE AND DESIGNED IN THE USA!