Calabash bowls are handmade throughout Amazonia etched and colored with stunning designs which are used in everyday life.
These traditional bowl can be used for all food and drinks whether hot or cold beverages including salads as they can tolerated even vinegar and alcohol.
They are made from the calabash
tree, which before engraving the whole fruit is colored with a
vegetable dye and then engraved allowing the natural color of the
calabash to reappear.
The vegetable color has been used since ancient times by many native people as it is food safe, durable, non-toxic and tasteless.
Our bowls make a special gift as they are ideal for ceremonies, but are practical for for every day use offering us a natural and sustainable Amazonia product helping support local communities.
This calabash bowl, called Cuias, is handmade in Brazil by the Wai Wai etched with stunning geometric designs.
This beautiful, traditional bowl can be used for all food and drinks whether hot or cold beverages to salads. They can also tolerated vinegar or alcohol.
Culture: Wai Wai
This calabash bowl is handmade in Peru by the Bora etched with the turtle, a sacred animal.
This beautiful and traditionally made bowl can be used for all food and drinks whether hot or cold beverages to salads. They can also tolerated vinegar or alcohol.