This is a custom made DELTA SIGMA THETA SORORITY, Inc. carved shield. This shield is made of Pine wood and stained to near perfection as shown in the pictures. These letters are not raised, they are cut into the wood. This shield is a single piece work of art. It is not multiple pieces cut out and glued together. It is a SINGLE piece of carved wood, stained. This is a one of kind custom piece. No two are alike. .