J. Herbin Rocker Style Desk Wood Ink BlotterAn ink blotter is a blotter which usually made from a curved block of metal, wood, bone, or plastic. The surface is designed to absorb ink directly, with the use of a material like felt, or with a piece of blotting paper, which can be attached to the ink blotter using special clips. The top of the ink blotter has a handle which can be grasped to manipulate it, and the blotter is often designed to fit into a case to keep a desk tidy and to prevent the ink blotter from rolling around when not in use.The J. Herbin Rocker Style Desk Wood Ink Blotter makes the perfect desk accessory. This blotter and its handle are made of wood and finished in an attractive dark stain. Ink Blotter is made from hardwood. A must have tradition for anyone writing with ink or practicing calligraphy. Just rock the blotter over the wet ink and the paper pad will absorb any excess ink - no more waiting for the ink to dry.