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Gorgeous hand carved in solid Ebony wood carved bowl from Malawi Africa. With beautiful hand carved animals, measures 8 inches/20cm in width and approximately 2 inches high. Can be used as an ornament or to store something in it. This is not a mass produced item from a factory but lovingly hand carved by artists in Africa. It takes many weeks to make such an awesome and magnificently detailed treasure. A keepsake treasure designed to be loved and treasured for many years to come. We show case many rural artists treasures in our shop, from countries like South Africa, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Tanzania and Morocco to source such original, handmade and hand carved treasures by truly amazing artists. We pride ourselves in finding unusual and beautiful treasures for you.
Ebony wood is finely-textured and has a very smooth finish when polished, making it very valuable as an ornamental wood. Ebony is one of the most expensive hardwoods by species in the world. Ebony wood is an exceptionally hard, very dense, and really beautiful black wood. In Africa they call it “Mpingo” wood and is highly favored but difficult to acquire. Ebony wood is found mainly in Sub-Saharan Africa and South East Asia. It is one of the most intensely black woods known, with very high density, fine texture and it can be polished to a beautiful shine. With all these attributes that Ebony wood has, it has made it very valuable. It is known to be one of the most expensive and sought after woods. Ebony has a long history of use, with carved pieces having been found in “Ancient Egypt” tombs.