Rick Griggs - Milo large live edge custom hand-crafted charcuterie/serving tray
This beautiful Milo is from Hawaii and has Sonoran Sunset jasper and Chrysocolla inlay. The length is 28” and at its widest point it is 9”.
Milo or “Thespesia populnea” is also referred to as Pacific rosewood. It is a small tree that is along the coast in many parts of the world. It can grow as high as thirty-three feet but gets not larger than eleven to twelve inches in diameter. The heartwood ranges from dark red brown to a chocolate brown. This Milo is from Hawaii where it was brought to the islands by explorers and tradesmen. Sonoran Sunset is a multi-color jasper composed of blue/green which is Chrysocolla, the red is Cuprite, Chalcotricite, which is the orangey red), and the black is Iron. Sonoran Sunset comes from Cuitata, Municipio de Cananea, Sonora, Mexico. Chrysocolla is a hydrated phyllosilicate mineral. It comes from Greek chrysos meaning ‘gold’ and kola ‘glue’ although its color is typically a combination of blue and green. Chrysocolla is found in the United States in Arizona, Utah, New Mexico. Michigan, Pennsylvania and Idaho. Each serving tray is live edge carefully and custom-shaped and finished with mineral oil, which is food safe.
Maintenance: Wipe clean with a damp cloth. Do not put in the dishwasher. Apply a coat of mineral oil or butcher block conditioner as needed. Use a clean cloth and rub it in on both sides and the edges. Let it sit for several hours absorbing into the wood. Howard’s Butcher Block Conditioner or Furniture Clinic Mineral Oil for Cutting Boards are examples. Just follow the directions from the manufacturer.
Free shipping to the mainland US (48 states).