African Telephone Wire Bowl Candy Colors - 14" D X 4"H
Handcrafted in Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa, Zulu bowls, pots and baskets were traditionally crafted of clay, Illala palm grass and other natural materials. With the advent of telephone wire the Zulu people began using traditional weaving skills to make this telephone wire beautiful art.
The colors of this bowl Candy Colors with Checkered Stair Step Swirls design. It is used for salad, fruit, bread, nuts and more. These bowls are also used to hold jewelry, as lighting by placing tea lights in them and letting the colors shine through (there are non-flammable tea lights available).
These bowls can be hand-washed with soap and and water.
In addition to the bowls and plates woven by hand, the telephone wire is used to cover bottles, weapons, cutlery, as well as making jewelry and other artistic uses on utilitarian objects.
Approximate Dimensions: 14" D X 4" H