African Blackwood- Zanzibar Condiment spoon
Hand carved spoons, the absolute best we could find. Crafted by community to illuminate your home and daily rituals. This spoon's design has been inspired by Zanzibar and the architecture found along the Swahili coast. The elegant handle and slight point on the top makes it ideal for using with honey, agave, jams and chutneys.
Inspired by functional design and the shapes, tastes and culture of Tanzania, these intricate wooden pieces for the kitchen and home are created from locally sourced indigenous wood - African Blackwood.
The Makonde tribe is renowned for their wood carving skills, which are passed down for generations from father to son. Each piece embodies their heritage and carries with it a part of the makers history.
Your purchase fosters their skill and passion and helps to keep time-honoured heritage techniques alive, while creating economic and social value.
HAND MADE IN: Mtwara, southern Tanzania by the Makonde wood carvers. These pieces have been beautifully carved and are a perfect gift for your foodie friend or keen instagrammer. Many of the scoops feature a unique two-toned natural grain, showcasing the raw natural beauty of African Blackwood.
FEATURES AND DETAILS:
Material: African Blackwood. Please note although the wood is called African Blackwood, it can sometimes have beautiful light grains and sections running through it. We love the two tone look and hope you do too.
Size: L:14cm W:2.5cm
Hand wash gently in lukewarm water and dry immediately.
Do not put in the dishwasher or leave soaking in liquids.
Use food safe mineral oil when required to retain the natural finish of the wood.
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