Natural olive wood is highly valued for its intricate, beautiful grain pattern, but its durability has inspired cultures throughout the Mediterranean area to use since ancient times. Its high-density wood grain creates a naturally hard surface resistant to cutting. Carve your cheeses, breads, and cured meats right in front of guests on this elegant, high quality olive wood cutting board. This durable handcrafted cutting board is seamless and naturally non-porous making it easy to clean. The board is uniquely shaped to follow the natural grain of the wood. The carved handle with single hole makes it convenient for displaying or for hanging and storing when not being used. Perfect for special occasions, housewarming gift and for kitchen use. Olive wood is a hard wood that’s ideal for cheese and charcuterie presentations, and the rich grain gives a gorgeous, warm look to your table.