This is a deluxe ice cream scoop with a hand turned Yellow Box Burl handle. Constructed from 304 stainless steel, this heavy-duty scoop features a hawk bill point designed to cut through the hardest of ice creams. This is a great gift for your ice cream lovers. Yellow Box Burl is native to Australia and is in the Eucalyptus family . The Australian government grants permits to only a few certified individuals who are trained to cut the burls from living trees without damaging the tree. Swirling grain and birds eye pattern are common in the burl. The scoop measures 8 ½” long, the scoop is about 2” wide and the handle is about 1 ½ at the widest diameter. Multiple coats of wipe-on varnish have been applied for durability. The finish is completely food safe. If cleaning is required, hand wash with mild detergent, rinse and dry.