I worked at a retailer that carried similar bamboo vases and they had a tendency to have an unusual odor to them. It was reminiscent, to me, of the giraffe enclosure at the San Antonio Zoo. Not really off putting but not 100% pleasant; just, a dry, sort of musky and musty scent.
I purchased the hand blown bowl for my mother-in-law for Mother’s Day. She loved it. It is a beautiful bowl! Great price!
I keep looking at the gold accented bowl and thinking, mmm, fried egg!
But I might just be hungry…
That’s what I thought when I looked at it too! Glad I am not the only one. And now, off to fry up a couple of eggs… Yummy.