You don’t think about your food. You feel for it. You invest emotion in what you eat. But how do you show the degree to which you respect the farmers and growers who provide the bounty? Through the serving-ware and utensils you use. Whether you’re serving salad to company or preserving your fingertips from heat; these tongs bring your highest regard to the table.
Made from domestically sourced hardwoods and finished with an inert milk-paint accent and high quality food-grade mineral oil, everything about these tongs is meant to last. Tongs are offered in two sizes to fit your needs. And as with all of our products, these are made by hand.
Zac Lopez-Ibanez – Asheville, NC
FEHLŌ founder and designer Zac Lopez-Ibanez comes from a long line of textile makers. He remembers the first time he went to work at his grandfather’s North Carolina textile mill at age 8. Hundreds of employees huddled around massive knitting machines that whirred and churned as they produced thousands of cuffs and collars. This traditional mode of production was tempered by his mother’s work at Penland School of Crafts. There Lopez-Ibanez learned the value of handcrafted goods. “The stark contrast between the textile mill and the artisans who work tirelessly to produce a single item inspired me to create something new,” says Lopez-Ibanez.
Zac cultivates relationships with American craftspeople who are dedicated to high-quality items. FEHLŌ creates an international platform for these handcrafted pieces through low-volume runs of artisan home goods.