Circumference: 4 1/4 inches (average). Naturally formed dark speckles scattered all around the whole flute body.. A piece of Zen meditation instrument.Excellent, perfect playing condition status. Please view pictures for detail. Pictures are part of the description, so please view the pictures for very details. This is a 2.3 MADAKE shakuhachi. Comes with an intricate thick fabric sleeve bag. This instrument is for intermediate, professional shakuhachi players. This item is in the category "Musical Instruments & Gear\Wind & Woodwind\Folk & World\Shakuhachis". The seller is "linstrument9917" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.