Palmetto Rice Spoon
The Rice Spoon is a traditional and beautiful Lowcountry utensil. As Charleston historically thrived on rice crops, these large spoons were often used to serve the popular food item during meals. Due to its historic significance and beauty, it stands as a token item in many Charlestonian’s homes today, whether for use or as a keepsake. This particular rice spoon is engraved with a Palmetto tree makes a beautiful gift that adds a Lowcountry flare to any kitchen or dinner table. The Palmetto holds symbolic meaning for South Carolina, being the state tree thanks to its role in protecting the soldiers at the Battle of Fort Sullivan on June 28, 1776. Each spoon is silverplated, may be used with hot or cold food, and 13.5 inches in length.