This ink stick is called Song; it is a student grade ink stick that will produce a good, dark black color. Inexpensive and excellent for students and professionals who want to practice with an economical ink. The stick itself is decorated in relief with a gold and silver tree growing in the mountains. It comes in a beautiful satin covered box. As beautiful to look at as it is to use! The stick measures approximately 1 x 3-7/8 x 5/16 inches.