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Olive Wood Serving Set, Small with Batik Inlay

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. 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.
  • 2-Piece Set

Product Features:

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.

  • Socially responsible product assortments that is empowering 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 for factory employees.
  • Package includes: 1 Set
  • Colors: Natural
  • 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.

Meet the Maker: jedando african handicrafts
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 a... read more

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