Whangee Canes are crafted from the root extension of a special type of Asian bamboo. These canes, while flexible, are also more brittle and needs experience with these. Read our blurb on Whangee Canes in the listing before deciding if these canes are for you. Whangee is not rattan and has slightly different characteristics than rattan. We offer our Whangee Canes in 9 - 11 mm & 12 - 14 mm.