Artfully carved from a single piece of wild olive wood using simple hand tools, this rustic pair of wooden salad servers showcase the beautiful natural wood-grain, contrasted by handles featuring traditional batik African art in a bone inlay design.
Each piece is approximately 8-inches in length, and the handle design is painted by hand. Batik designs will vary.
Due to the hand carved nature, actual size may vary by up to an inch.
Care: Hand wash only. Periodically treat wood with food-grade mineral oil or olive oil to maintain their beauty and luster.
Because these are made by hand using rudimentary hand tools, no two are identical and variations are to be appreciated and enjoyed by the consumer.
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Package includes: 1 Set
Materials: Ethically handmade in Kenya from wood and bone
Inlay design on handle is from highly polished and sanitized cow bone, sourced from natural causes.
Dimensions: 8 to 9 inches long; 2.5-inches to 3-inches wide
Story Behind the Art:
The bone is "batiked" which is an age old art process used in Africa. The patterns are applied by placing wax on the white bone and dipping the bone into a dark brown/black dye, resulting in the beautiful African mud cloth designs.