‘oursin’ salt bowl by best before

 

 

french company best before have conceived a series of salt bowls – made from salt! each piece is unique due to the handmade process required to create each vessel, using a chisel and hammer method in order to carve out the forms. the minerals used are froma mine in poland – with each item created varying in color based on the substance used. best before will be showing their latest collections at maison & objet from the 18th of january through to the 22nd of january, 2013.

 

 

bowls made from salt by best before

 

 

 

 

bowls made from salt by best before‘caillou’ by best before

 

 

bowls made from salt by best before‘roc’

 

 

bowls made from salt by best before‘spoon’

 

 

bowls made from salt by best before‘nid’ – an egg cup holder using salt blocks as the material

 

 

bowls made from salt by best before‘roc’

 

 

bowls made from salt by best beforeblocks used to make the  bowls

 

 

bowls made from salt by best beforemaking a salt bowl

 

 

bowls made from salt by best beforedetail of the bowl