Use these small olive tree wood spoons for coffee, loose tea leaves, sugar, salt, and more! Each spoon is about 4″ long. Due to the nature of olive tree wood, each spoon will appear different. Therefore, each spoon is incredibly unique! We suggest handwashing the spoons and occasionally coating the spoons with olive oil to prevent the wood from drying out.
Olive tree wood is hard a wood that is rich in color. People prize olive tree wood all over the world for its straight, and sometimes wavy, grain patterns. The olive tree wood’s striking grain pattern consists of contrasting brown lines and yellow streaks of sapwood. Olive tree wood’s colorful appearance makes it perfect to use in decorative objects. In this case, these olive tree wood spoons are beautiful and functional.
All net proceeds from sale of Githomo Crafts pay for school fees of underprivileged girls in the Mt. Kenya area. Githomo gifts are handcrafted items, which are both native and traditional to the Kikuyu tribe in Kenya. They are made out of natural fibers such as olive wood trees, sisal, banana tree bark, grass, sticks, corn husks, or any other natural material readily available to them. Women in the Mount Kenya region create these handmade gifts as a way to pay for school fees for girls in their area who would otherwise not have a chance to go to school.
Fawn Organics is proud to support the mission of improving the lives of women and girls in disadvantaged communities through education and job skills training.
NOTE: This product is not intended for children 12 years old or younger. Due to the fact that every piece is unique the actual item you will be receiving may be different in size color and grain than the one pictured. Please contact us if you have any specific requests.