Handcrafted Soapstone Lover's Heart Sculpture in Red

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Handcarved from soapstone, this unique sculpture represents two lovers in the shape of a heart. Measures 8 inches tall.

Product Description

Handcarved from soapstone, this unique sculpture represents two lovers in the shape of a heart. Measures 8 inches tall.

Soapstone is carved by the group of artists who live in the rural village of Tabaka, Kenya, the heart of soapstone crafts. The name, a shortened version of Small, Medium, and Large Artists, refers to the size of the soapstone products the artisans make, not their stature.
Soapstone is mined from great pits in the area surrounding Kiisi, Kenya. The mined soapstone is then delivered to carvers who carve sculptures from the natural stone for the wholesale market, the color of which ranges from cream, to pink, to brown, to yellow, to black, to a marbling of all of them. Once carved, the craftspeople smooth rough edges of the soapstone with sandpaper dipped in water and polish the piece to a high gloss or paint African motifs in brilliant colors with etched accents.

All of the soapstone products we sell are completely handmade. The tools consist of household items from screwdrivers, hand drills, to switchblades. "Pangas," sword-like tools usually used for cutting down vegetation, are used to cleave the stone in the mines.

Additional Information

SKU tm_KSALOV8-R
Product length No
Product Width No
Product height 8
Size No
Color Red

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