Olive Wood - Sugar Spoon Kenya

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€6.00

Additional Information

Material Olivewood & bone
Origin Kenya
Dimension L +- 16cm
Designer Unknown
Colour brown & black & white

The story

"Just a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down .." We brought these spoons from Kenya and we love them ! Kenyan wood carvers craft each of these spoons from the richly grained wood of the wild olive. Carving is a tradition in Kenya and the technique is passed down generation by generation. The handle is made of bone and "batiked " by placing wax on the white bone and dipping the bone a dark brown/black dye, resulting in beautiful patterns.

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