The outer surface was brushed, then stained with white paint, which allows the pigment to absorb into the wood and keeps the wood structure visible. The surface was then sanded to remove any white that had not been absorbed into the rings, creating a contrast between the dark brown hardwood and the almost white softer parts of wood. The natural oak wood on the inside softly glows.
The bowl is meant to be an exhibition piece, but it won’t mind if you serve desserts in it or use iz as your jewellery box.
Wood is polished to a porcelain-looking surface and protected with an oil suitable for contact with food.