Curly Myrtle Bowl
This Curly Myrtle wood bowl has a wide mouth and large, smooth bead around the center. Myrtle (Pepperwood) wood is one of the most expensive domestic hardwoods available. It is a non-endangered species (umbellularia californica) of broadleaf evergreen native to Southwestern Oregon and Northwestern California.
The piece is signed by the artist on the bottom with pyography and finished in Dr. Ray's Genuine Bee Oil, a completely food-safe mixture of beeswax and mineral oil.