Karelia (Karjala) was a province of Finland, that was divided between Finland and Russia after the winter war in 1940. The hue of the brown hand painted stripes vary because of melting of the colors. This makes each item unique in style.
A bowl is a round, open-top container to serve hot and cold food. You can use it for serving soup, salad, yogurt or as a mixing bowl. Traditional tableware included 1-3 serving bowls of various sizes. They are delightful eye-catching items, even when used individually. The bowls can be used for both preparing food and display.