Laminated shell veneer, very beautiful. With adhesive backing. Thickness approx. 0.0039 - 0.0079". Total thickness < 0.016. Due the nature of this product, allow 0.04" - 0.16" breakage around the edging. Can be cutted by scissors, hobbyist tools, paper cutter... Very low amounth of waste. Used in guitars, drums, cars, boats, lures, marquetry etc. can be used almost any hard surface. Not recommend for use as fretboard dotmark, as product is very thin.