Kenyan Olivewood + Bone Slender Spice Scoop
Kenyan Olivewood + Bone Slender Spice Scoop

Kenyan Olivewood + Bone Slender Spice Scoop

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Kenyan wood carvers transform richly grained wild olive wood to create this set of three nesting condiment bowls. The harvest of wild olive is strictly controlled to ensure that this life-giving tree will exist for generations to come. Kamba carvers work every scrap of wood into a useful item, from large salad bowls down to tiny spoons, giving each tree a life and continuing history in locales far and wide from East Africa.

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. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly.

Care: hand wash in warm water, dry and rub lightly with a coat of olive or food safe mineral oil.

Fairly traded and handmade in Kenya.


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