This bowl is made from a specially selected piece of Sapele that was mounted on the lathe and the outside turned to shape, which was then sanded, sealed and coated with red and gold embellishing waxes.
The rim of the bowl was then turned, sanded and sealed before a coat of red embellishing wax. the rim was carved and coated with gold acrylic paint and then wiped off, leaving the carved recesses painted. The inside was turned to a pleasing shape, sanded, sealed and coated with gold embellishing wax. The bowl was the lacquered to protect.