In Istria there is a saying: „Grapevine is like a lover, olive like a mother“. If you want the first thing to succeed you need to carefully nurture it. While the other one will accept you and offer everything with love even after years of oblivion.
We use it for everyday items, kitchen spoons, candle holders, etc. But also for custom made details such handrails or door knobs. As already mentioned, good quality material is hard to find.
Therefore, larger olive products, especially bowls, most commonly have the form adjusted to the shape. Shape that suggests and inspires each individually selected piece of wood. We follow the natural form, often leaving intentionally cracks that faithfully present the olive tree.