Ebonized Cherry Salad Set

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These beautiful solid cherry bowls are turned by the craftsmen at the Holland Bowl Mill, which is one of the last commercial wooden bowl mills in the United States. A unique "Michigan-made" gift for weddings, housewarmings, birthdays and holidays! 

The history of ebony being used in carved furniture can be traced back to the ancient Egyptians. Holland Bowl Mill creates a similar rich lustrous look on this wooden salad bowl set by using a process called “Ebonizing”. A solution is made from two common products, vinegar and steel wool. The steel wool is soaked overnight in a container filled with vinegar, creating an “iron solution”. When this solution is applied to the bowl, it reacts immediately turning the cherry into a rich black color. Ebonizing is a safe, easy way to create beautiful bowls with originality and character.

Bowls are hand rubbed with food safe bees oil wood conditioner. Wood grain will vary. Hand wash only.

 Set includes a 12" bowl with serving set and 4 - 7" bowls.

Made in Holland, MI