Mninga Nibble Bowl

Mninga Nibble Bowl


This is a one off piece made especially for us from an indigenous Tanzanian wood called Mninga and features the carvers hand written initials at the back.


Inspired by our love for nibbles we have designed this bowl with joy and purpose. It is the the perfect size for olives and nuts, but equally perfect as a pinch pot or for dips. The little handles are a unique feature and makes passing it around easier.


Hand carved by one of our talented wood carvers in Mtwara using a free hand technique, this bowl takes a day to make. Mninga wood has a unique brown and red tone which enhances the natural grain beautifully.


There is a very slight imperfection with this bowl, which is a pen line on the edge of one of the handles, as seen in the images.


We work directly with our group of Makonde wood carvers who are renowned for their craftsmanship, a skill passed down for generations from father to son. 


Your purchase supports job creation and helps to keep the tradition of wood carving in the Makonde tribe alive.


Made in Tanzania by The Makonde Wood Carvers

Find out more about them here

Material: Mninga Wood
Size: 8.5cm diameter | 2.5cm handle width | 3-3.5cm height
Care: Hand wash gently in lukewarm water and dry immediately. Do not put in the dishwasher or leave soaking in liquids. Use food safe mineral oil when required to retain the natural finish of the wood.


  • Handmade

    As with all handmade items, slight variations in shape, design and colour may occur, making each product one of a kind.

  • Details about each product

    Along with every purchase we provide an information card with full details of the origin, artisans and care information, so that you can trace the item right back to its maker. 

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