Olive Wood Cheese Board with Bone Handle from Kenya.
Wood carvers of Kenya are known for carving olive wood. Olive wood is a warm durable wood with beautiful natural grain. Kenyan carvers use richly grained and sustainably sourced wild olive wood, a species indigenous to East Africa, for their products. They make a variety of products in different sizes to efficiently use all the wood from a tree.
This is a paddle shaped cheese board made from natural olive wood. Wood has a natural grain in light and dark tones. Handle of the cheese board is etched with bone on one side. Cheese board measures 15" long in total. Serving board measures 12" in length, 6.5" in width and 0.5" in depth. Handle measures 3" in length. To clean, hand wash in warm soapy water, rinse and dry. Rub wood lightly with mineral or olive oil to maintain the shine and smooth texture.
This product is made by wood carving artisans in rural Kenya.