Buckeye Burl has a light blonde / creamy white to light yellow color that typifies this pen. The Buckeye Burl also has dramatic grain and pockets of eyes that add character to the pen. It have also have grayish colors and tones to the wood. The wood has fine grain, which can be wild and dramatic in the burl. Sometimes, we even have flame buckeye, which can have red streaks. They all make a beautiful pen.