The Feather WS-D2S Wood Handle Stainless razor is an exceptional showcase of Japanese quality. The dark resin impregnated wood laminate is created by slowly soaking natural wood in resin. This special technique preserves the natural texture of the wood in addition to making it water resistant. The wood contrasts beautifully with the stainless steel. Included in the package is the matching signature Feather razor stand. Feather recommend using their blades for the ultimate experience. These blades are made in Seki, Japan a city which historically has produced the finest Japanese swords. The packaging is lacquered by a craftsman which creates a unique lustre and rich colour.