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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UncommonGoodsHot and Cold Soapstone Handheld Bowls - Set of 2
 
4.3

(based on 103 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (63)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (18)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (13)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (5)

84%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (30)
  • Well built / quality (25)
  • Easy to hold (18)
  • BEAUTIFUL (4)
  • Dishwasher safe (4)

Cons

  • Small (6)
  • Too small (3)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (25)
  • Ice cream (9)
  • Dinner parties (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Quality oriented (29)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (76), No (15)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (29)

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

 

Ice cream bowls

Unfortunately I am returning this product, great idea and very nice looking. The size of these bowls simply stated are too small for any use. Even my grandchildren eat more ice cream than...Read complete review

Unfortunately I am returning this product, great idea and very nice looking. The size of these bowls simply stated are too small for any use. Even my grandchildren eat more ice cream than would fit. Not possible to use for "hot" again because of size.

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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Perfect bowls for ice cream!

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from Charlotte, NC

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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!

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    • Personal

    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

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

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    from Englewood FL

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    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

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      • Personal
       
      5.0

      Perfect wedding gift for something different

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      from Jamestown ND

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      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.

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      • Personal
       
      3.0

      nice bowls

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      from omaha nebraska

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      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Quality Construction

      Cons

      • to small

      Best Uses

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

        love the look of the bowls just disappointed in the size...was wanting a larger deep bowl...

        Service and delivery comments:

        fast...packaged well

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        • Personal

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        3.0

        Handmade, not perfect

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        from Park city, Utah

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        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Dinner Parties

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

          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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          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Unique, beautiful gift

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          from Shenandoah Valley, Virginia

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          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Easy To Hold
          • Quality Construction

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday

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

            Store stone bowls in freezer, always ready to your ice cream craving. Place in wooden bowl for comfortable holding. Bowls also work beautifully individually for serving snacks.

            Service and delivery comments:

            Ordered this even though it was back-ordered. Arrived more than 2 weeks ahead of schedule---this is the excellent service I've come to expect from Uncommon Goods. Uncommon Goods is my go-to place to find beautiful, unique and quality gifts at a good price.

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            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Gorgeous bowls and excellent customer service

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            from Seattle, WA

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            Pros

            • Attractive Design
            • Easy To Hold
            • Quality Construction

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Dinner Parties
              • Everyday

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

              This review is an update to the "disappointed" review I wrote on 4/25/17 -- the bowls I originally bought had a couple of pronounced chips in them. Once I submitted my previous review, I was immediately contacted by a customer service rep who was very apologetic and offered to replace my bowls with new ones. I received the new bowls a couple of weeks later and they are wonderful. Such a beautiful addition to my dinner table.

              Service and delivery comments:

              It's wonderful to find out how seriously this company takes its customer service. I probably would not have asked for replacement of the bowls, but since they reached out to me proactively to fix this issue, I was delighted to receive a perfect product in the end. I will definitely shop with Uncommon Goods again!

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              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              2.0

              Beautiful design but flawed construction

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              from Seattle, WA

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              Pros

              • Attractive Design
              • Easy To Hold

              Cons

              • Chips on carved bowl edges

              Best Uses

              • Dinner Parties

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

              The bowls were beautiful in photographs, and I was not disappointed with the design when I opened the box. They are gorgeous. I was, however, disappointed to find that both soapstone bowls in the set I ordered had small chips on their edges. I understand and accept that natural materials tend to have naturally occurring characteristics -- including indentations and varied coloration -- but these two marks look and feel more like chips/flaws rather than design features. I worry that they may not withstand temperature changes when I try to freeze them.

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              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Love these bowls more than any other

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              from Kansas City

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              Pros

              • Attractive Design
              • Easy To Hold
              • Quality Construction

              Cons

                Best Uses

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

                  Perfect for making a simple bowl of ice cream a special event. Small enough to control portion size, but large enough to enjoy two scoops. We freeze the soapstone interior bowls so the ice cream stays frozen. We love them so much that we are ordering enough to serve dinner guests. A beautiful bowl that will be enjoyed for a long time.

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                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  This is a practical way to enjoy ice cream or soup.

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                  from Upper Saddle River, NJ

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                  Pros

                  • Attractive Design
                  • Easy To Hold
                  • Quality Construction

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Everyday

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

                    Our son is sharing the bowls with us while he is at home. We use the bowls for ice cream. They are very elegant in their design and practical to use. They truly allow us to savor our ice cream for a longer period of time since they keep the ice cream colder than a conventional bowl. We do hand wash the soapstone bowls but do not have to wash the wooden outer bowl unless food gets on it.

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