Small Olive Wood Mortar and Pestle from Kenya


Small Olive Wood Mortar and Pestle 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 set of mortar and pestle made from natural olive wood. Mortar and pestle have a natural grain in light and dark tones. Mortar measures 4" in diameter and 3.75" in height. Pestle measures 7" in length and 1" in diameter. 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 Kenya.