Our Wooden Tableware & Kitchenware is designed to highlight natural elegance and craftsmanship. In every piece, the beautiful natural hues of Sawo, Coconut, Teak and Sono wood shine through and allow our customer to create different table designs and color combinations.Throughout history wood has always been used by civilizations for dining and kitchen ware, we seek to bring a unique and one of a kind style through our Tableware. Our Teak dining ware as well as our Sawo, Sono and Coconut dining and kitchen utensils are crafted to exacting standards with centuries old tradition and craftsmanship behind their makers.
All of our wood is certified by the Indonesian forestry legal verification process (SVLK) and much of it is created from salvaged tree roots that are unusable for timber companies and are typically left unused or thrown into rivers. Many of the pieces are created from salvaged roots, unused branches and quick growth species such as coconut trees. We strive to make minimal impact on the environment while helping to support and grow local industry
Frequently Teak is used for its durability and strength for furniture, boat building, veneers, carvings and exterior usages. It is very resistant to decay and insects, which is why it is one of the most desirable woods in Indonesia. Teak has an important place within Indonesia as a preferred wood sculpture medium and also for ancient traditional styles of building in Bali and throughout Indonesia. It possesses varying degrees of hardness and initially hailed from Thailand, India and Burma. . Its coloration is quite varying, from a very rich dark brown to lighter browns with light, streaks.
Sawo wood, also known as Sapodilla wood is found in warm climates such as Indonesia, Mexico and the Caribbean bears and produces edible fruit. Its' color is quite a light brown with shades of red within it. It is softer than teak which allows for easy carving.
Sono wood also goes by the name, Sonokling and Black Rosewood in English. Hailing originally from India, it spread to is Indonesia and is commonly used although much less available than Coconut, Sawo or its' Teak counterparts. part of this comes form the fact that a sonokling tree needs approximately two centuries to reach a usable size. Sono wood is a dark chocolate with lighter and dark streaks running through it. It is extremely dense and possesses a beautiful sheen when sanded. We use only found remnants of the wood and sustainably sourced, legal lumber.
Palm or Coconut Wood
Coconut wood is dark brown with a highly recognizable streaked appearance. The wood is extremely dense much more environmentally friendly than the use of other tropical hardwoods. Palm wood is typically a byproduct of palm oil plantations as the trees are felled after they cease to yield palm oil anymore. This happens typically after a 70 year period. Where once the wood was discarded, it is now used to produce home industry products as well as a robust flooring alternative.