Hand Carved 10" Redwood Bowl

$135.00 CAD $225.00 CAD
Add to cart

A classic shape carved from African Redwood, this bowl is sure to impress.


Use these stunning bowls to serve salads, or as a decor piece. Every bowl is carved and finished entirely by hand, making each one a unique and functional work of art. Taking up to four days to complete, these bowls represent everything we love about slow design.

In northern Mali, Amadou has been refining his craft since he was eight years old. Using techniques passed down through generations, from father to son, Amadou has mastered the art of hand carving traditional wooden bowls. No complex machines. No fancy gadgets. No unnecessary complications. Just generations of knowledge and reverence for the wood itself passing through his hands. 

  • MEASUREMENTS: Range from ~ 25.5 Diameter x 5 to 8 cm Depth / 10 x 2 to 3"
  • MATERIALS: 100% Untreated African Redwood
  • ORIGIN: Mali
  • Please note, each bowl is hand-carved using upcycled, restored African Redwood; therefore, the grain may differ from piece to piece.
Product Care

It's important to season your bowl before using it. Using a clean cloth, thoroughly coat the wood with the provided mineral oil and continue to season it every so often as needed. If it appears dull or feels dry to the touch, it needs seasoning. Use warm water and mild detergent to wash the surface and never put it in the dishwasher or let it soak (this prevents cracking and warping). Also, keep your bowl out of the microwave.

Meet the Artisan

The Woodcarver From Mali


Amadou learned his craft on his father’s knee at the age of eight. And he made a living by hand-carving traditional wooden pieces from African Blackwood. When international logging companies began mass harvesting, everything changed. The skills he inherited from generations of craftsmen were suddenly irrelevant. Locals were left only with the pieces left behind –deemed “unsuitable” for high-end mass production. In those scraps – the pieces with stunning white markings on the black wood – Amadou has found his wood to carve. After serious consideration, we concluded that carrying Amadou’s extraordinary pieces is indeed an ethical sourcing decision. His craft is his legacy. And it should continue.