A gorgeous finely handcrafted fair trade olive wood grazing board set for home or round the camp fire.
Measurement – mini fork, spoon, pate knife -17cm
- mini salt & pepper bowl n scoop 14cm
Rub some olive oil on them every now and then after a wash to keep them long lasting.
Hand Crafted, Fair Trade, East Africa
Wood carving in Kenya provides valuable income to many people in local communities where paid employment can be very scarce.
In the Neem Machakos district, south east of Nairobi, olive wood is being used in place of traditional timbers such as mahogany & ebony in a bid to aid in the reforestation of these timbers.
The carvers from the Kamba tribe obtain permits and supplement their agricultural income through carving. Discarded bone is bleached and dyed using the batik process, before being used for handles and decorations.
The wild olive tree has a gnarly tree trunk that shows the test of time....