This unique wood comes from white Russia. This birch maser wood comes to my knowledge anyway only in the area between Finland and White Russia. It is actually called Finnish birch Maser wood. Birch forests are widespread. Some birch trees have a wood structure that you normally only find in a wart. But at 1 in 20 trees the whole strain looks like it was a growing up to the tribe. The wood is particularly exclusive and therefore especially in the case of knife makers and pins.
The dimensions of these pieces of wood are chosen so that both pins and knife makers can handle them. A piece is approximately 40 at 40 mm and the length varies between 27 and 30 cm. Those are soon 2 handles or 8 pins…