SOAPSTONE HEARTS, Small and Tiny, Fair-Trade Kenya - Each

$2.50 - $3.50
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These hand sculpted soapstone hearts are hand-painted with tribal African motifs  Use as a paperweight or craete a colorful collection. Soapstone is a naturally occurring metamorphic rock, which is soft and malleable, easy to hand-carved into desired shapes and forms.

Each one is unique. Indicate at checkout if you have a color preference.

Soapstone carving is a signature craft of artisans at Salom Enterprise in Kenya, apart from which they also make jewelry and hand-woven baskets. Salom Enterprise was established in 1994, and today works with over 800 artisans. Salom has made a great impact on the artisan communities in the region, by providing them with a consistent source of income, and investing in other facilities such as schools, health care and water harvesting systems.

Small size are approximately 2 inches wide and long x 1 inch deep.

Tiny size are approximately 1 inche wide and long x 1/2 inch deep. 

Handmade in Kenya and fair trade imported.