Hot and Cold Soapstone Handheld Bowls - Set of 2

Keep your ice cream cold and your hands warm with this handsome bowl set.

$60.00

Steven Chavez and Justin English created by

Steven Chavez and Justin English

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Twice as Nice

Composed of layers of sleek soapstone and rustic acacia wood, this handsome bowl set by Steven Chavez and Justin English keeps scoops of your favorite ice cream cold while protecting your hands from freezer burn. Pop the soapstone in your freezer an hour prior to digging in to prolong the chill and savor frozen treats for just a little longer on a scorching summer day. Or, if you'd like to keep dips, appetizers, and entrees piping hot, bake the soapstone in your oven instead! Made in India.

Due to the nature of this item, each is unique and will vary.

Steven Chavez and Justin English

created by

Steven Chavez and Justin English

location

Colorado

About 80% of all soapstone quarried is deemed waste or scrap material. In an effort to regain control of this waste and turn it into something useful, Steven Chavez and Justin English set out to clean up the quarries and find a purpose for the discarded stone.

Soapstone is one of the most effective natural materials on earth for conducting and retaining temperature, so Steven and Justin turned to these natural properties to handcraft a beautiful line of soapstone kitchen and barware. They've recently expanded into stainless steel, bringing the same level of sophisticated design and utility to entertaining ware. Their company is based in Denver, where the majority of the products are handcrafted.

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Made from
acacia wood, soapstone
Measurements
Individual Bowl: 2.75" H x 4.75" diameter; 6 fl. oz. capacity and 4.5 lbs.
Care
Soapstone is dishwasher safe. Hand wash wooden bowl.

It takes approximately 1 hour for the stone to fully freeze; if you want bowls to be chilled, 30 minutes would suffice. The bowls begin to heat up immediately, when placed in an oven. After 20-30 minutes, it is extremely hot (can be heated up to 500 degrees).
Item ID
26477

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within 8 days, arriving no later than the 9th business day after the order was placed.
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within 4 days, arriving 5 business days after the order was placed.
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within 2 days, arriving 3 business days after the order was placed.
Expedited shipping:
within 1 day, arriving 2 business days after the order was placed.
Express shipping:
will ship the same day and arrive 1 business day later.


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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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UncommonGoodsHot and Cold Soapstone Handheld Bowls - Set of 2
 
4.2

(based on 110 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (67)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (19)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (14)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (6)

83%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (34)
  • Well built / quality (30)
  • Easy to hold (23)
  • Dishwasher safe (5)
  • BEAUTIFUL (4)

Cons

  • Small (6)
  • Too small (3)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (30)
  • Ice cream (9)
  • Dinner parties (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Quality oriented (33), Budget shopper (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (76), No (15)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (36)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Iced Cream Lovers Rejoice!

Beautiful product! As someone who wraps a towel around a pint of iced cream before consumption, this is certainly much more attractive and easy to hold! I knew from the description that these...Read complete review

Beautiful product! As someone who wraps a towel around a pint of iced cream before consumption, this is certainly much more attractive and easy to hold! I knew from the description that these bowls are only 6 oz. For the true iced cream lover, these are a bit small...my only complaint.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Handmade, not perfect

These bowls are very attractive, but I don't feel like they were checked for fit. The soapstone bowls didn't fit well into the wooden bowls. One out of the four I received fit...Read complete review

These bowls are very attractive, but I don't feel like they were checked for fit. The soapstone bowls didn't fit well into the wooden bowls. One out of the four I received fit correctly. It was a shame because the one that fit was really nice. I like that the bowls can be cooled or heated and dishwasher safe.

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5.0

Great bowls

By 

from Texas

About Me Quality Oriented

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Hold
  • Quality Construction

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday

    Comments about UncommonGoods Hot and Cold Soapstone Handheld Bowls - Set of 2:

    We use these for ice cream about 3 times a week

    • Primary use:
    • Personal
     
    5.0

    Beautiful and practical. Am about to order another set.

    By 

    from Connecticut

    About Me Quality Oriented

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Easy To Hold
    • Quality Construction

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday

      Comments about UncommonGoods Hot and Cold Soapstone Handheld Bowls - Set of 2:

      I am ordering another set with the ice cream scoop for another young couple who will appreciate how beautiful and unusual this is.
      A RISD student happened to be at my house when the package arrived. He really liked it - high praise from an art and design student.

      Service and delivery comments:

      Excellent service as always from UG

      • Primary use:
      • Personal
       
      3.0

      Smaller than I realized

      By 

      from Reno, Nv

      About Me Value Oriented

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • My husband's does not like melting ice cream

      Cons

      • Bowl so small, no worry about it melting

      Best Uses

      • young person or dieter

      Comments about UncommonGoods Hot and Cold Soapstone Handheld Bowls - Set of 2:

      Already returned. This is not meant for a serious ice cream eater who is also proud to make his own.

      Service and delivery comments:

      Not backordered as long as I expected. To still arrive while the weather is warm and excellent for ice cream

      • Primary use:
      • Personal
       
      5.0

      Highly Recommended

      By 

      from Elmira, Michigan

      About Me Value Oriented

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Easy To Hold
      • Quality Construction

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Everyday

        Comments about UncommonGoods Hot and Cold Soapstone Handheld Bowls - Set of 2:

        This was a gift for my mother. She loves ice cream and also makes her own soups. These bowls are a comfortable size, easy to hold, and keep the food at a good temperature.

        • Primary use:
        • Personal
         
        5.0

        Perfect Bowls for Hot or Cold

        By 

        from Rising Sun, Indiana

        About Me Quality Oriented

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Dishwasher Safe
        • Easy To Hold
        • Quality Construction
        • Shatter Resistant

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday

          Comments about UncommonGoods Hot and Cold Soapstone Handheld Bowls - Set of 2:

          My daughter gave birth to her first child the day before her 31st birthday so this special birthday required a special gift. She appreciates unique gifts, particularly kitchen items and is a committed ice cream lover. This gift fit the bill all around and did not disappoint! She loved the idea that the soapstone liner can go into the freezer for cold foods and in the oven for hot foods.

          • Primary use:
          • Personal
           
          4.0

          Attractive and Well Made

          By 

          from Northeast Pennsylvania

          About Me Quality Oriented

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Easy To Hold
          • Quality Construction

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday

            Comments about UncommonGoods Hot and Cold Soapstone Handheld Bowls - Set of 2:

            These were much smaller that I expected, but actually hold a reasonable amount of such a sweet indulgence. I thought they would be nice for warm dips also, but they wouldn't hold enough for more than one person. The bowl isn't big enough to hold dip and dippers, so I don't think that's a practical use. I do think they're lovely for ice cream though and that is why they were purchased.

            Service and delivery comments:

            Delivery was remarkably fast and everything arrived in perfect condition!

            • Primary use:
            • Personal

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Perfect bowls for ice cream!

            By 

            from Charlotte, NC

            About Me Quality Oriented

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Attractive Design
            • Easy To Hold
            • Keeps ice cream frozen
            • Quality Construction
            • Size

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Everyday

              Comments about UncommonGoods Hot and Cold Soapstone Handheld Bowls - Set of 2:

              These bowls are the perfect size for enjoying a few scoops of ice cream! They keep the ice cream frozen, with no melting. And, the design is beautiful. We love them!

              • Primary use:
              • Personal

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              I've given this item for all kinds of occasions!

              By 

              from Englewood FL

              About Me Quality Oriented

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Attractive Design
              • Easy To Hold
              • Quality Construction

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Everyday

                Comments about UncommonGoods Hot and Cold Soapstone Handheld Bowls - Set of 2:

                Quality item, easy to hold, perfect for single serving, hot or cold

                • Primary use:
                • Personal
                 
                1.0

                No

                By 

                from Lakeland, Florida

                About Me Value Oriented

                Pros

                  Cons

                  • Difficult To Hold
                  • Flimsy Construction

                  Best Uses

                  • He will not use. Too Small

                  Comments about UncommonGoods Hot and Cold Soapstone Handheld Bowls - Set of 2:

                  Very disappointed.

                  • Primary use:
                  • Personal
                   
                  5.0

                  Perfect wedding gift for something different

                  By 

                  from Jamestown ND

                  About Me Quality Oriented

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Attractive Design
                  • Dishwasher Safe
                  • Easy To Hold
                  • Quality Construction

                  Cons

                  • Smaller than expected, but so unique.

                  Best Uses

                  • Everyday

                  Comments about UncommonGoods Hot and Cold Soapstone Handheld Bowls - Set of 2:

                  Given as a unique wedding gift.

                  • Primary use:
                  • Personal

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