Natural sharpening stone From Lombardi, Italy. The quarries of Lombardi are know to produce some of the world best natural sharpening stones. The natural Lombardi stone has been recognized since the 15th century for its outstanding sharpening qualities due to its perfect, uniform balance of quartz and carbonates. Use with water.
MADE IN ITALY
Construction: Lombardi Natural Stone.
Size: 9.5" x 1.7/16" (widest) x 3/4" thick
Weight: 11.3 oz
This is pricey, but for size and quality of this sharpening stone, not to mention the design, it's well worth the price. I believe this stone will last a long time if properly handled when used and stored when not in use. Excellent instructions are included on the box the stone comes in.