Olive Wood Appetizer Fork

$8.00
Article number: 0979
Availability: In stock (10)

Handmade by artisans in Kenya using traditional methods passed down through the generations, these olive wood and batik handle serving utensils are a beautiful accessory to your appetizer trays or bar area. 

Product Features:

  • Hand carved and hand-painted. No two are identical.
  • Naturally water and stain resistant
  • Hand wash and air dry
  • Socially responsible goods that is empowering to 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.
  • Made from sustainably sourced olive wood and ethically sourced animal bones that would have otherwise been discarded.
  • Each piece is approximately 6 to 7-inches long

Story Behind the Art: 

The bone is "batik-ed" 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.

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