We are sorry to hear that you were disappointed with your purchase of this product. The material you are referring to is Ankole Cow Horn, a breed native to the Rift Valley of East Africa. Reclaimed horn has gorgeous variation in its color, so every piece is individual as a result and can range from a dark lustrous black to striated natural tones. Our natural styles can range anywhere from almost white to dark down, and can have stripes or dots in them. Our black horn can either be solid black or light strands of other colors in them but are mostly black. We cannot guarantee that you will receive a certain color way, as each one is truly unique. If you are not satisfied with the color way you received please reach out to email@example.com so that one of our Customer Service representatives can assist you.