• Samaki Spoon
  • Samaki Spoon
  • Samaki Spoon
Samaki Spoon
Samaki Spoon
Samaki Spoon


Samaki Spoon

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Designed especially to use with salt, sugar and spices, it would also make for a great canape spoon.

We've named this spoon 'Samaki' because the shape of it resembles a fish which in Kiswahili is 'Samaki'. 

Made by Jackson (our artisan in Mtwara, Tanzania), this piece has been beautifully carved and is a perfect gift for a foodie. Some of the spoon feature a unique two-toned natural grain, showcasing the raw natural beauty of African Blackwood.

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.

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.

All orders made between the 10th - 19th of February 2023 will be dispatched on the 20th of February 2023.


QÄSA QÄSA curates sustainable and ethical contemporary homewares handcrafted in East Africa. The team set out to design source products celebrating their East African heritage and the story and craft of their makers. Their collections are made in small batches from locally sourced materials and unite age-old craft with a contemporary aesthetic, while directly supporting the artisans’ advancement, creating economic and social value. Treasures from QÄSA QÄSA’s collection include their heirloom wooden utensils, perfect for the pantry, for serving and for gifting. Their woven textiles and tableware feature beautiful natural tones and textures to enhance your home, bringing much joy and a sense of purpose.

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Length 9.5cm | Spoon width 4cm | Handle length 3.5cm


African Blackwood - Please note although the wood is called African Blackwood, it can sometimes have light grains running through it giving it a two-tone look..

Lead time

3-5 working days


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

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