DetailsBamboo is generally quite light, but as all living materials, shifts in tints and shades. This tie bar is very light, like pine wood, with discreet and linear grain. It's also durable and considered an environmentally friendly wood. Theoretically speaking, bamboo is actually a type of grass. But we neither recommend cutting bamboo with lawnmowers, nor clasping it with your toes. We do however recommend for keeping your tie still.