7-Inch Olive Wood Bowl with Inlaid Bone - KenyaJedando Handicrafts
Highly grained olive wood bowl handcarved in Kenya using rudimentary tools with a bone inlay patterned with traditional mudcloth design batiked on discarded cow bone. Approximately 7 inches in diameter by 2.5 inches tall. Please allow for variations due to the handcarved nature of the bowl.
Meet the Artisans
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 tradition in Kenya with the children learning the craft from their parents. Carved by hand using only rudimentary hand tools, olive wood bowls, salad serving sets, and animal-shaped napkin rings take shape from pieces of olive wood, mahogany, and mpingo, or "African Ebony".