Eda Ume features the most simple but beautiful colors of urushi. When it is brand new urushi, you will see most of it in a very dark red color, and hardly notice the design. As time pass by, some areas of the red will turn lighter and show the beautiful design behind. The Maki-e Eda Ume iPhone case contains gold and urushi. The design is completely handmadeThis product is made with Urushi, which contains urushiol a substance that may cause allergic skin rash on contact (specially on liquid form) We carefully look into delivering complete dry products to reduce any allergic threat. Consult your health advisor for more details.