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Olive Wood Salt Keeper with Swivel Top

$63.95

Functional art. Beautiful and practical, this 4" salt keeper holds up to 8oz of cooking salt or your signature seasoning blend within close reach.  Carved from a single piece of olive wood, each salt keeper has a unique grain pattern.  The wide mouth opening provides easy access. A swiveling lid with a magnetic latch keeps salt fresh and dry. Easy to open with one hand and push closed with one finger; a plus when busy cooking. Beautiful on the kitchen counter or dining table.

Located in the mountains of Provence, Berard has specialized in creating hand-crafted olive wood boards, bowls and kitchen utensils since 1892. Each piece is hand crafted based on the characteristics of the wood it is to be made from. The wood is harvested from older trees in agricultural orchards that are no longer fruit-bearing, creating functional items from trees that would otherwise have to be destroyed.

Olive wood is very dense, it resists odors and stains better than other types of wood. The stainless-steel hinge resists corrosion. To maintain the beauty of the salt keeper for many years, Berard suggests that you simply hand wash this olive wood salt keeper only as needed. Hand wipe and rinse the piece in warm water patting off excess moisture and leave to dry in a vertical position. Do not put in the dishwasher. Do not use strong detergents and do not soak. To prevent the wood from drying, occasionally apply a light coating of some vegetable oil, food safe mineral oil or beeswax.