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Wooden Bowls: One Of A Kind - Italian Red - Unique Hand Carved Olive Wood - New For Sale
Hand Carved Olive Wood Mortar and Pestle
Nice Quality -New
Olive Wood - Method: Hand Carved -
Country: Tunisia -
Region: Mediterranean - Ref: OWU228
Approx. Dimensions inches:
W x 2" H
Approx. Dimensions cm:
9cm W x 5cm H
to maintain olive wood?
your olive wood products, simply rinse the surface with olive oil. Such
maintenance results in the wood will absorb its oil, keeping the scent,
and smoothing the wooden surface.
Olive Tree - Wood
HAND CARVED OF RUSTIC OLIVE WOOD.
BEAUTIFUL NATURAL OLIVE WOOD DESIGN.
Description: Hand carved unique natural olive wood bowl shaped
Wooden Mortar and Pestle.
Hand carved in Tunisia, Southern Mediterranean Country, Africa's Northernmost
Country. Not a dishwasher safe item.
This is Mediterranean Olive Wood. The Products are Unique not only in design,
but also in shape and in beauty.
Very solid, and durable. The scrolling edges show off the richness of the
olive wood grain.
The surface has a fine finish that's silky smooth to the touch.
The veins are a very deep black, brown and cream!
Swirling through the wood like a waterfall coming over the top of the product!
No two items are identically alike.
Product may contain minor cracks
natural to the olive wood knots.
maintain olive wood?
Not a dishwasher safe item.
Lightly rinse surface with olive oil.
Brief History of Tunisia
Native Tunisians are descendants
of indigenous Berber and Arab tribes that migrated to North Africa
during the seventh century. Recorded history in Tunisia begins with
the arrival of Phoenicians, who founded Carthage and other North
Carthage was captured by the Romans in AD 146, and the Romans
continued to rule North Africa until they were defeated by Germanic
tribesmen from Europe in the fifth century.
conquest in the seventh century transformed North Africa. Tunisia
became a center of Arab culture until its assimilation into the
Turkish Ottoman Empire in the 16th century.
In the 19th century, in 1869, an international financial commission
was formed, and France, the United Kingdom, and Italy established
control over the Tunisian economy. France later established a
protectorate in Tunisia, in 1881. Resistance to French rule
continued into the 20th century, and this rise of nationalism led to
Tunisia's independence in 1956.
On Jan 14, Tunisian youth revolted
against a 23 years regime, beginning a revolution that eventually
spread to the rest of the Arab World, known as the "Arabic Spring."
Hand made ceramics from Nabeul (Neapolis, or New City) ancient battlefield
for the Greek founded in the 5th Century AC and twin sister to an other
Neapolis (Naples, Italy), is the Capital of the Ceramic in Tunisia.
Thanks to its strategic location in the Central Coast of the Mediterranean
and the diversity of its agricultural produces, Nabeul has known a massive
flow of immigrants from all over the Mediterranean who brought with them a
know-how in agriculture development as well as in manufacturing industries.
Tunisian Cultural Influences
Throughout its history, a variety of nations held control of
Tunisia, and people from other nations migrated to this North
African country. This led to the variety of cultures living in
Tunisia today. These Mediterranean cultural influences are apparent
in the beautiful designs, patterns, and glazes of traditional
Tunisian ceramics, cloth tapestries, woven carpets, and the
intricate olive wood carvings that Tunisia is known for all over the
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