Kenyan Olivewood + Bone Cheese Board - Batik
Hand carved from wild olive wood by Kamba carvers living in Eastern Kenya, this beautiful cheese board is sized perfectly for cheese and crackers. Dyed cow bone inlay adds a distinctively African touch.
Swahili African Modern is a fair trade import, design and distribution company based in Eugene, Oregon. Founder Leslie Mittelberg lived in Kenya and fell in love with African artistry. Upon returning to the US in 1995, she founded her company and named it in honor of the people of East Africa whose artistry inspired her. Swahili now has a large network that includes individual markers, export agents, and micro-enterprises in nations all over Africa.
Sold singly. Natural wood grain and bone inlay will vary.
Care: hand wash in warm water, dry and rub lightly with a coat of olive or food safe mineral oil.
Dimensions: 12" long x 6" wide.
Fairly traded and handmade in Kenya.