are selling these beautiful olive wood kitchen utensils in our gallery
In Kenya between the plains of Tsavo and the slopes of
Kilimanjaro, and between the rolling Kyulu Hills to the River Athi, there in villages around Mbui Nzau (White Goat) and beyond,
live an indigenous people of the Wakamba tribe who are dedicated wood
Each Morning, under a very hot savannah sun, they go inside their own
privately managed forest lands and harvest the exotic tropical olive
wood, into which they transform the logs into unique works of art. The
wood responds to the turning and sculpting of the artist until the inner
beauty is revealed. Then engravers decorate and oil these beautiful
utensils using edible olive or light mineral oil, each pair coming out
in their own unique style.... safe for practical use in the kitchen and
beautiful as gifts.
World Kitchen International markets these products in an international
fair trade, where 65% of the net sales are reverted back to the
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