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oblong birch tray: herring small

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oblong serving tray with fish in blue and white

perfect for two mugs or for a cup and a sandwich.  featuring a life size smoked herring, so very nordic! perfect for a beach house or just a little reminder of the sea.

size: 32x15cm
material: FSC birch plywood
origin: handmade in Sweden
care: dishwasher safe, but hand washing preferable. not suitable for use in the oven or microwave or with very hot dishes.

this FSC birch ply wood tray is handmade in Sweden and has the image fused onto it under heat and pressure to make a durable serving tray.  

more about this collection +

herring collection

printed from a real whole smoked herring using a traditional Japanese art form called gyotaku, or fish rubbing.  the fish is brushed with ink then a cloth placed over it and pressed to form a direct print.  this print is photographed and forms the basis of our herring designs.

hot smoked herring are a traditional food from our island, Bornholm. the distinctive chimneys of the smokehouses punctuate the landscape.  the herring, hung on a rod through the eye are hot smoked over alder wood and turn 'from silver to gold' in the smoking process. all of the lovely wrinkles in the skin come from the smoking process and make for a iconic image. 

see our other kitchen, home, clothing and accessories featuring bornholm herring