You are purchasing the actual pictured item. It measures approximately 3/8" X 1 5/8" X 5 5/8". These have been stabilized for added toughness and durability and will make it less prone to cracking or movement. Stabilized wood is ideal for applications that often may come in contact with water or moisture, such as, knife scales, gun grips, game calls, fishing lures, reel seats and pen blanks. Our exotic woods have been carefully selected for its best figure and quality. Rest assured that you are purchasing a high-quality product that you will enjoy working with. We also stand by our product 100%. If, for any reason, you are not satisfied with your purchase, please contact us and we will make it right. Please note that these blanks have a few small surface voids/inclusions. Please see pics for details and email us if you have any questions. Thank you!