About olive trees
The olive tree is one of the oldest known cultivated trees in the history . They were first cultivated by the Phoenicians and then spread to Morocco , Algeria and Tunisia . It was not until 600 BC . Christ the olive tree in Greece , Italy and other Mediterranean countries was cultivated intensively. Historically, it has played a very important role in areas such as religion , food and art. He is known worldwide as a symbol of peace , wisdom and victory . In the early Olympic Games, the champions were crowned with wreaths of olive branches and holy men were for example anointed with olive oil . The olive tree needs a special climate - hot summers, mild winter cold and sun. Therefore, the Mediterranean climate is perfect.
About processing and maintenance
The wood of the olive tree contains up to 75 % water ! Therefore, the wood solltes be used only after a long drying process for further processing. The wood loses only after the cases gradually his initial moisture and adapts to the degree of humidity of its environment. Proper drying is thus pretty much one of the most important aspects to produce high quality products and . Nowadays one uses special rooms for the drying of the season to become independent and to accelerate . Protected from rain and sun , the air drying is the easiest and very effective method . Treated properly they continued enjoyment of olive wood products and the probability for cracks or colour changes decreases. For care , it is recommended to wipe the product after each use with a damp cloth and finally rub with a little cooking oil ! Your product looks every time like new again !