Wooden spoons are the simplest and most colorful tool of the Russian people.
They are usually made of maple. Spoons are painted mainly with Golden, red and black colors, the patterns are not always repeated exactly, reflecting the master's imagination.
Using wooden spoons is safe and healthy. No wonder in Russia they used wooden appliances and were healthy until old age. Not only ordinary people ate with a wooden spoon, but also boyars and merchants. In the old days, people did not go to visit without their own spoon , but carried it in a special case, or in a belt. The first mention of wooden spoons in the "Tale of bygone years" in 996.