Petite Teardrop Olive Wood Scoop, Set of 3
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Artfully carved from a single piece of olive wood using simple hand tools by Kenyan artisans. The craftsmanship showcases the beautiful natural wood-grain and is accented with batiked bone inlay. No two are alike; variations are to be appreciated and enjoyed by the consumer. These petite scoops are great for serving nuts, appetizer, candies and more. Product Features: Measures Approximately 3.5-4 inches long; bowl is around 1.25 inches diameter. Sizes will vary slightly due to the hand-carved nature of each piece. Hand wash and air dry. Socially responsible goods that is empowering to consumers to purchase according to their values and help alleviate poverty. Fair trade is so much more than a product assortment. It's about safe workplaces, fair wages + community investment. Made from sustainably sourced wood. Story Behind the Art: Each piece of olive wood is carved using rudimentary tools, giving the bowl unique marks left by the hand of the artisan. The bone accent is crafted using the batik process which is an age old art 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. Note: 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. Sizes will vary from piece to piece. Batik designs will vary. Each is a piece of art.
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Working with more than 100 individual carvers in Machakos, Kenya, Jedando Modern Handicrafts markets African handicrafts primarily made of wood and bone worldwide. Carving is... read more