This heart shaped rod is a beautiful mottled wine burgundy. Is over 90 years old and has tested positive using semi-chrome polish. There is no cracking, splitting or crazes.This rod would make excellent jewelry, rosary or faturan prayer beads. Diameter 1-1/4 (3.175 cm). Length 10 (25.4 cm). Weight: 8.3 ounces 233 grams. Please see our other currently listed "different" bakelite rods in shapes, sizes. This item is made of resin and bakelite, catalin. The style is mid century and bakelite.