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Ceramics and Soapstone

Fair trade decorative goods are crafted by artisans using Kenyan soapstone, also known as kisii stone, or ceramic to add a beautiful touch to your home.

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$26.00

Kenyan artisans hand carve this whimsical toadstool mushroom box from soft natural soapstone. Then, they add a removable red-and-spotted lid, with a small notch carved for securing the lid when closed.  Perfect for hiding fairy treasure!

Sold singly. Because this is a handcrafted item made from natural stone, each will vary slightly.

Dimensions: 4"D x 4"W x 5"H

Crafted from: Soapstone, dye

Made in: Kenya

About the Artisans:

Soapstone is mined in Kisii county in southwestern Kenya. We work with three different artisan groups in and around Nairobi who carve, polish and paint the stone to create beautiful pieces.

$18.00

Kenyan artisans hand carve this whimsical toadstool mushroom from soft natural soapstone. It is then finished with a crackled, rust-colored cap and a textured stem.

Sold singly. Because this is a handcrafted item made from natural stone, each will vary slightly.

Dimensions: 3"D x 3"W x 4"H

Crafted from: Soapstone, dye

Made in: Kenya

About the Artisans:

Soapstone is mined in Kisii county in southwestern Kenya. We work with three different artisan groups in and around Nairobi who carve, polish and paint the stone to create beautiful pieces.

$18.00

Carvers in Kenya's western highlands craft the basic form for a lidded storage box from soft soapstone. Artisans in a Nairobi workshop then add a deep red dyed finish and etched details of tree of hearts in full bloom.

Sold singly. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly.

Dimensions: 4"W x 4"D x 2"H

Crafted from: Soapstone, non-toxic dye

Made in: Kenya

About the Artisans:

Soapstone is mined in Kisii county in southwestern Kenya. We work with three different artisan groups in and around Nairobi who carve, polish and paint the stone to create beautiful pieces.

$10.00

Carvers in Kenya's western highlands craft the basic form for a sphere tea light candle holder from soft soapstone. Artisans in a Nairobi workshop then add a rich black dyed finish and art deco inspired etched details.

Sold singly. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly. Candle not included.

Dimensions: 2"L x 2"W x 2"H

Crafted from: Soapstone, dye

Made in: Kenya

About the Artisans:

Soapstone is mined in Kisii county in southwestern Kenya. We work with three different artisan groups in and around Nairobi who carve, polish and paint the stone to create beautiful pieces.

$48.00

Carvers in Kenya's western highlands craft this beautiful canister from soft soapstone. Artisans in a Nairobi workshop then add a rich black dyed finish and art deco inspired etched details.

Sold singly. Liner recommended if vase will be used for fresh flowers. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly.

Dimensions: 7"H x 6.5"W x 6.5"D

Crafted from: Soapstone, non-toxic dye

Made in: Kenya

About the Artisans:

Soapstone is mined in Kisii county in southwestern Kenya. We work with three different artisan groups in and around Nairobi who carve, polish and paint the stone to create beautiful pieces.

$8.00

Carvers in Kenya's western highlands craft this petite round dish from soft soapstone. Artisans in a Nairobi workshop then add a rich black dyed finish and art deco inspired etched details

Sold singly. Colors may vary slightly.

Dimensions:  3"L x 3"W x 1"H

Crafted from: Soapstone, dye

About the Artisans:

Soapstone is mined in Kisii county in southwestern Kenya. We work with three different artisan groups in and around Nairobi who carve, polish and paint the stone to create beautiful pieces.

$18.00

Carvers in Kenya's western highlands craft the basic form for a lidded storage box from soft soapstone. Artisans in a Nairobi workshop then add a rich black dyed finish and art deco inspired etched details.

Sold singly. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly.

Dimensions: 4"W x 4"D x 2"H

Crafted from: Soapstone, dye

Made in: Kenya

About the Artisans:

Soapstone is mined in Kisii county in southwestern Kenya. We work with three different artisan groups in and around Nairobi who carve, polish and paint the stone to create beautiful pieces.

$10.00

Carvers in Kenya's western highlands craft the basic form for a sphere tea light candle holder from soft soapstone. Artisans in a Nairobi workshop then add a slate blue dyed finish and art deco inspired etched details.

Sold singly. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly. Candle not included.

Dimensions: 2"L x 2"W x 2"H

Crafted from: Soapstone, dye

Made in: Kenya

About the Artisans:

Soapstone is mined in Kisii county in southwestern Kenya. We work with three different artisan groups in and around Nairobi who carve, polish and paint the stone to create beautiful pieces.

$48.00

Carvers in Kenya's western highlands craft this beautiful canister from soft soapstone. Artisans in a Nairobi workshop then add a slate blue dyed finish and art deco inspired etched details.

Sold singly. Liner recommended if vase will be used for fresh flowers. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly.

Dimensions: 7"H x 6.5"W x 6.5"D

Crafted from: Soapstone, non-toxic dye

Made in: Kenya

About the Artisans:

Soapstone is mined in Kisii county in southwestern Kenya. We work with three different artisan groups in and around Nairobi who carve, polish and paint the stone to create beautiful pieces.

$8.00

Carvers in Kenya's western highlands craft this petite round dish from soft soapstone. Artisans in a Nairobi workshop then add a slate blue dyed finish and art deco inspired etched details

Sold singly. Colors may vary slightly.

Dimensions:  3"L x 3"W x 1"H

Crafted from: Soapstone, dye

About the Artisans:

Soapstone is mined in Kisii county in southwestern Kenya. We work with three different artisan groups in and around Nairobi who carve, polish and paint the stone to create beautiful pieces.

$18.00

Carvers in Kenya's western highlands craft the basic form for a lidded storage box from soft soapstone. Artisans in a Nairobi workshop then add a slate blue dyed finish and art deco inspired etched details.

Sold singly. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly.

Dimensions: 4"W x 4"D x 2"H

Crafted from: Soapstone, dye

Made in: Kenya

About the Artisans:

Soapstone is mined in Kisii county in southwestern Kenya. We work with three different artisan groups in and around Nairobi who carve, polish and paint the stone to create beautiful pieces.

$15.00

Kenyan artisans hand carve sweet elephant sculptures from soft soapstone, then hand dye each piece with pretty purple dye. Hand-painted and etched designs of swirled hearts add personality.

These sculptures display beautifully alone or in a parade.

Sold singly. Because these are handmade items, each is unique.

Dimensions: 

Crafted from: Soapstone, dye

Made in: Kenya

About the Artisans: 

Soapstone is mined in Kisii county in southwestern Kenya. We work with three different artisan groups in and around Nairobi who carve, polish and paint the stone to create beautiful pieces.

$15.00

Kenyan artisans hand carve sweet elephant sculptures from soft soapstone, then hand dye each piece to a rich, golden yellow. Hand-painted and etched designs of swirled hearts add personality.

These sculptures display beautifully alone or in a parade.

Sold singly. Because these are handmade items, each is unique.

Dimensions: 

Crafted from: Soapstone, dye

Made in: Kenya

About the Artisans: 

Soapstone is mined in Kisii county in southwestern Kenya. We work with three different artisan groups in and around Nairobi who carve, polish and paint the stone to create beautiful pieces.

$14.00

Handcrafted by Kenyan artisans from soft soapstone, this heart-shaped keepsake box has a hand-dyed finish. 

Sold singly. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly.

Dimensions: 3"L x 3"W x 1.5"H

Crafted from: Soapstone, non-toxic dye

Made in: Kenya

About the Artisans:

Soapstone is mined in Kisii county in southwestern Kenya. We work with three different artisan groups in and around Nairobi who carve, polish and paint the stone to create beautiful pieces.

$14.00

Handcrafted by Kenyan artisans from soft soapstone, this heart-shaped keepsake box has a hand-dyed finish. 

Sold singly. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly.

Dimensions: 3"L x 3"W x 1.5"H

Crafted from: Soapstone, non-toxic dye

Made in: Kenya

About the Artisans:

Soapstone is mined in Kisii county in southwestern Kenya. We work with three different artisan groups in and around Nairobi who carve, polish and paint the stone to create beautiful pieces.

$14.00

Handcrafted by Kenyan artisans from soft soapstone, this heart-shaped keepsake box has a hand-dyed finish. 

Sold singly. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly.

Dimensions: 3"L x 3"W x 1.5"H

Crafted from: Soapstone, non-toxic dye

Made in: Kenya

About the Artisans:

Soapstone is mined in Kisii county in southwestern Kenya. We work with three different artisan groups in and around Nairobi who carve, polish and paint the stone to create beautiful pieces.

$14.00

Kenyan artisans hand craft a beautiful keepsake box by carving soft soapstone and finishing with a deep red dyed finish and an etched floral print pattern.

Sold singly. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly.

Dimensions: 3"L x 3"W x 1.5"H

Crafted from: Soapstone, non-toxic dye

Made in: Kenya

About the Artisans:

Soapstone is mined in Kisii county in southwestern Kenya. We work with three different artisan groups in and around Nairobi who carve, polish and paint the stone to create beautiful pieces.

$9.00

Kenyan artisans hand carve a beautifully contoured heart-shaped keepsake from soft soapstone, then add a deep red dyed finish and an etched floral print pattern. This handcrafted decorative piece makes a lovely gift!

Sold singly. Colors may vary slightly.

Dimensions: 3"L x 3"W x 0.5"H

Crafted from: Soapstone, non-toxic dye

Made in: Kenya

About the Artisans:

Soapstone is mined in Kisii county in southwestern Kenya. We work with three different artisan groups in and around Nairobi who carve, polish and paint the stone to create beautiful pieces.

$18.00

Kenyan artisans hand carve a beautifully contoured heart-shaped dish from soft soapstone, then add a deep red dyed finish and an etched floral print pattern. This handcrafted decorative piece makes a lovely gift!

Sold singly. Colors may vary slightly.

Dimensions: 6"L x 5.5"W x 0.5"H

Crafted from: Soapstone, dye

Made in: Kenya

About the Artisans:

Soapstone is mined in Kisii county in southwestern Kenya. We work with three different artisan groups in and around Nairobi who carve, polish and paint the stone to create beautiful pieces.

$14.50

Kenyan artisans hand carve these simply sweet bunny rabbits from soft soapstone, dyed with a vibrant red finish and etched details.

Sold singly. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly.

Dimensions: 4"L x 2.25"W x 2.75"H

Crafted from: Soapstone, dye

Made in: Kenya

About the Artisans:

Soapstone is mined in Kisii county in southwestern Kenya. We work with three different artisan groups in and around Nairobi who carve, polish and paint the stone to create beautiful pieces.

$15.00

Kenyan artisans hand carve these simply sweet bunny rabbits from soft soapstone, dyed with a vibrant red finish and etched details. A matching mother rabbit sculpture is also available.

Sold as a set of two rabbits. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly.

Dimensions: 2.5"L x 1.5"W x 1.5"H (each)

Crafted from: Soapstone, dye

Made in: Kenya

About the Artisans:

Soapstone is mined in Kisii county in southwestern Kenya. We work with three different artisan groups in and around Nairobi who carve, polish and paint the stone to create beautiful pieces.

$15.00

Kenyan artisans portray iconic trumpeting African elephants in a simplified sculpture with its trunk raisedDyed to a rich black and polished to a smooth finish, these sculptures display beautifully alone or in a parade.

Sold individually.

Due to the handmade nature of these items, size and color may vary slightly.

Dimensions: 4.5"L x 2"W x 5"H

About the Artisans: 

Soapstone is mined in Kisii county in southwestern Kenya. We work with three different artisan groups in and around Nairobi who carve, polish and paint the stone to create beautiful pieces.

$15.00

Kenyan artisans portray iconic trumpeting African elephants in a simplified sculpture with its trunk raisedDyed to a deep pink and polished to a smooth finish, these sculptures display beautifully alone or in a parade.

Sold individually.

Due to the handmade nature of these items, size and color may vary slightly.

Dimensions: 4.5"L x 2"W x 5"H

About the Artisans: 

Soapstone is mined in Kisii county in southwestern Kenya. We work with three different artisan groups in and around Nairobi who carve, polish and paint the stone to create beautiful pieces.

$15.00

Kenyan artisans portray iconic trumpeting African elephants in a simplified sculpture with its trunk raised. Dyed to a rich brown tone and polished to a smooth finish, these sculptures display beautifully alone or in a parade.

Sold singly. Because these are handmade items, each is unique.

Dimensions: 4.5"L x 2"W x 5"H

Crafted from: Soapstone

Made in: Kenya

About the Artisans: 

Soapstone is mined in Kisii county in southwestern Kenya. We work with three different artisan groups in and around Nairobi who carve, polish and paint the stone to create beautiful pieces.

$15.00

Kenyan artisans portray iconic trumpeting African elephants in a simplified sculpture with its trunk raisedDyed to a dark purple and polished to a smooth finish, these sculptures display beautifully alone or in a parade.

Sold individually.

Due to the handmade nature of these items, size and color may vary slightly.

Dimensions: 4.5"L x 2"W x 5"H

About the Artisans: 

Soapstone is mined in Kisii county in southwestern Kenya. We work with three different artisan groups in and around Nairobi who carve, polish and paint the stone to create beautiful pieces.

$15.00

Kenyan artisans portray iconic trumpeting African elephants in a simplified sculpture with its trunk raised. Dyed to a beautiful cobalt blue and polished to a smooth finish, these sculptures display beautifully alone or in a parade.

Sold singly. Because these are handmade items, each is unique.

Dimensions: 4.5"L x 2"W x 5"H

Crafted from: Soapstone

Made in: Kenya

About the Artisans: 

Soapstone is mined in Kisii county in southwestern Kenya. We work with three different artisan groups in and around Nairobi who carve, polish and paint the stone to create beautiful pieces.

$15.00

Talented carvers in Kenya's western highlands transform soft soapstone into safari art for the home. With a hand-dyed coat and etched details, this lovely elephant sculpture makes a thoughtful gift for safari animal enthusiasts of all ages.

Sold singly. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly.

Dimensions: 5.5"L x 1.75"W x 3"H

Crafted from: Soapstone, non-toxic dye

Made in: Kenya

About the Artisans: 

Soapstone is mined in Kisii county in southwestern Kenya. We work with three different artisan groups in and around Nairobi who carve, polish and paint the stone to create beautiful pieces.

$16.00

This pensive dinosaur is hand carved from soapstone by artisans in Kenya's Kisii Highlands. Organic line designs etched into the smoky gray dyed finish add interest to the sculpture.

Sold singly. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly.

Dimensions: 5"L x 1.75"W x 3.5"H

Crafted from: Soapstone, dye

Made in: Kenya

About the Artisans:

Soapstone is mined in Kisii county in southwestern Kenya. We work with three different artisan groups in and around Nairobi who carve, polish and paint the stone to create beautiful pieces.

$16.00

This playful dinosaur is hand carved from soapstone by artisans in Kenya's Kisii Highlands. A vibrant green dyed finish brightens up the sculpture.

Sold singly. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly.

Dimensions: 5"L x 1.75"W x 3.5"H

Crafted from: Soapstone, dye

Made in: Kenya

About the Artisans:

Soapstone is mined in Kisii county in southwestern Kenya. We work with three different artisan groups in and around Nairobi who carve, polish and paint the stone to create beautiful pieces.

$16.00

Artisans in the highlands of Kenya hand carve these cute lizards from soft soapstone, that is then dressed up with a colorful hand dyed finish and etched details.

Sold singly. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly.

Dimensions: 5"L x 1.75"W x 3.5"H

Crafted from: Soapstone, dye

Made in: Kenya

About the Artisans:

Soapstone is mined in Kisii county in southwestern Kenya. We work with three different artisan groups in and around Nairobi who carve, polish and paint the stone to create beautiful pieces.

$14.00

Kenyan artisans create a vibrant rendition of the African elephant in soft soapstone, dyed in brilliant hues of red, orange, yellow, green and blue.

Sold singly. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly.

Dimensions:  4"L

Crafted from:  Soapstone

Made in: Kenya

About the Artisans:

Soapstone is mined in Kisii county in southwestern Kenya. We work with three different artisan groups in and around Nairobi who carve, polish and paint the stone to create beautiful pieces.

$14.00

Kenyan artisans carve this colorful hippo sculpture in soft soapstone, then add brilliant hues of red, orange, yellow, green, blue and purple.

Sold singly. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly.

Dimensions:  4"L

Crafted from:  Soapstone

Made in: Kenya

About the Artisans:

Soapstone is mined in Kisii county in southwestern Kenya. We work with three different artisan groups in and around Nairobi who carve, polish and paint the stone to create beautiful pieces.

$14.00

Kenyan artisans create a vibrant rendition of a giraffe in soft soapstone, dyed in brilliant hues of red, orange, yellow, green and blue.

Sold singly. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly.

Dimensions:  4"L

Crafted from:  Soapstone

Made in: Kenya

About the Artisans:

Soapstone is mined in Kisii county in southwestern Kenya. We work with three different artisan groups in and around Nairobi who carve, polish and paint the stone to create beautiful pieces.

$14.00

Kenyan artisans create this vibrant rhino in soft soapstone, dyed in brilliant hues of red, orange, yellow, green and blue.

Sold singly. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly.

Dimensions:  4"L

Crafted from:  Soapstone

Made in: Kenya

About the Artisans:

Soapstone is mined in Kisii county in southwestern Kenya. We work with three different artisan groups in and around Nairobi who carve, polish and paint the stone to create beautiful pieces.

$22.00

Kenyan artisans hand carve these cheerful cats from soft natural soapstone. Using just a touch of non-toxic black dye to accent, each sculpture shows the natural creamy coloration of soapstone. A fun addition to any room of the home, this sweet handmade decor accessory makes a wonderful gift, particularly for cat owners.

Sold singly. Because this is a handcrafted item made from natural stone, each will vary slightly.

Dimensions:  2.25"L x 2.25"W x 7"H

Crafted from: Soapstone

Made in: Kenya

About the Artisans:

Soapstone is mined in Kisii county in southwestern Kenya. We work with three different artisan groups in and around Nairobi who carve, polish and paint the stone to create beautiful pieces.

$10.00

Kenyan artisans hand carve this sweet sheep from soft natural soapstone. Using only a touch of black dye for the eyes, each sculpture shows the natural creamy coloration of soapstone and features a unique finish of textured and polished stone.

Sold singly. Because this is a handcrafted item made from natural stone, each will vary slightly.

Dimensions: 2"L x 1.25"W x 1.5" T

Crafted from: Soapstone, dye

Made in: Kenya

About the Artisans:

Soapstone is mined in Kisii county in southwestern Kenya. We work with three different artisan groups in and around Nairobi who carve, polish and paint the stone to create beautiful pieces.

$14.00

These adorable hippos are hand carved from soft natural soapstone. Using only a touch of black dye for the eyes, each sculpture shows the natural creamy coloration of soapstone and features a unique finish of textured and polished stone.

Sold singly. Because this is a handcrafted item made from natural stone, each will vary slightly.

Dimensions: 4"L x 2"W x 3" T

Crafted from: Soapstone, dye

Made in: Kenya

About the Artisans:

Soapstone is mined in Kisii county in southwestern Kenya. We work with three different artisan groups in and around Nairobi who carve, polish and paint the stone to create beautiful pieces.

$12.00

Kenyan artisans excel at carving soapstone into a variety of shapes, including this adorable little penguin. A dyed black coat and cute yellow feet adorn the sculpture.

Sold singly. Because this is a handmade item, each will vary slightly.

Dimensions: 2.25"L x 3.25"W x 2.5"H

Crafted from: Soapstone, non-toxic dye

Made in: Kenya

About the Artisans:

Soapstone is mined in Kisii county in southwestern Kenya. We work with three different artisan groups in and around Nairobi who carve, polish and paint the stone to create beautiful pieces.

$48.00

This playful set of bookends, carved from African soapstone, is polished, dyed, and etched with polka dot indentations.

Designed with the modern home in mind, these unique bookends are one of our best sellers for both children and adults.

Sold as a set of bookends. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly.

Dimensions: 3.5"L x 3.5"W x 6.5"H, per side

Crafted from: Soapstone, non-toxic dye

Made in: Kenya

About the Artisans:

Soapstone is mined in Kisii county in southwestern Kenya. We work with three different artisan groups in and around Nairobi who carve, polish and paint the stone to create beautiful pieces.

$10.00

This sweet little hippo dish is hand carved from soft Kisii soapstone by artisans in Western Kenya, and finished with a vibrant crimson red and yellow sunshine design by artisans in Nairobi.

Sold singly. Because this is a handcrafted item, patterns will vary.

Dimensions: 4"L x 3"W x 1"H

Crafted from: Kisii soapstone, dye

Made in: Kenya

About the Artisans:

Soapstone is mined in Kisii county in southwestern Kenya. We work with three different artisan groups in and around Nairobi who carve, polish and paint the stone to create beautiful pieces.

$10.00

This sweet little hippo dish is hand carved from soft Kisii soapstone by artisans in Western Kenya, and finished with a hand-dyed speckled orange design by artisans in Nairobi.

Sold singly. Because this is a handcrafted item, patterns will vary.

Dimensions: 4"L x 3"W x 1"H

Crafted from: Kisii soapstone, dye

Made in: Kenya

About the Artisans:

Soapstone is mined in Kisii county in southwestern Kenya. We work with three different artisan groups in and around Nairobi who carve, polish and paint the stone to create beautiful pieces.

$10.00

This sweet little hippo dish is hand carved from soft Kisii soapstone by artisans in Western Kenya, and finished with a hand-dyed lemon yellow design by artisans in Nairobi.

Sold singly. Because this is a handcrafted item, patterns will vary.

Dimensions: 4"L x 3"W x 1"H

Crafted from: Kisii soapstone, dye

Made in: Kenya

About the Artisans:

Soapstone is mined in Kisii county in southwestern Kenya. We work with three different artisan groups in and around Nairobi who carve, polish and paint the stone to create beautiful pieces.

$10.00

These beautiful heart keepsakes are hand carved from soft Kisii soapstone by artisans in Western Kenya, then hand painted with a colorful rainbow design at a Nairobi workshop.

Measures 2.75"L x 2.75"W x 2.25"H. Due to the handmade nature of this item, slight variation may occur.

About the Artisans:

Soapstone is mined in Kisii county in southwestern Kenya. We work with three different artisan groups in and around Nairobi who carve, polish and paint the stone to create beautiful pieces.

$16.00

These vibrant heart dishes are hand-carved from solid soapstone in Kenya. The dishes are dyed to rich hues using natural plant dyes.

The dishes make great catch-alls for any occasion and are fair trade. Sold singly. Measure approximately 4"L x 4"W x 1"H.

About the Artisans:

Soapstone is mined in Kisii county in southwestern Kenya. We work with three different artisan groups in and around Nairobi who carve, polish and paint the stone to create beautiful pieces.

$24.00

Handcrafted by Kenyan artisans from soft soapstone, this heart-shaped keepsake box has a hand-dyed finish with a simple message: "love lives here." Makes a thoughtful gift for young and old to share.

Measures 3.5"L x 1"T.  Due to the handmade nature of this item, slight variation may occur.

About the Artisans:

Soapstone is mined in Kisii county in southwestern Kenya. We work with three different artisan groups in and around Nairobi who carve, polish and paint the stone to create beautiful pieces.

$14.00

We believe in setting important words in stone, so Kenyan artisans hand carve our Wise Words heart paperweights from soft soapstone, then add a bright dyed finish and a thought-provoking hand etched inscription.

Sold singly. Because each heart is handcrafted, slight variations are normal.

Dimensions: 3.5"L x 3.5"W x 1"H

Crafted from: Soapstone, dye

Made in: Kenya

About the Artisans:

Soapstone is mined in Kisii county in southwestern Kenya. We work with three different artisan groups in and around Nairobi who carve, polish and paint the stone to create beautiful pieces.

$14.00

Show Dad that he's the best! Kenyan artisans hand carve our Celebration heart paperweights from soft soapstone, then add a bright dyed finish and a "#1 Dad" hand etched inscription. Kisii stone is named for the region in Kenya's Western Highlands where it is mined.

Sold singly. Because each heart is handcrafted, slight variations are normal.

Dimensions: 4.5"L x 4"W x 1"H

Crafted from: Soapstone, dye

Made in: Kenya

$18.00

Carvers in Kenya's western highlands craft the basic form for simple round decorative bowls from soft soapstone. Artisans in a Nairobi workshop then add a chic black dyed finish and etched details inspired by the intricate high-contrast designs of Malian mudcloth.

Sold singly. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly.

Size:  6"L x 6"W x 1.5"H

Crafted from: Soapstone, non-toxic dye

Made in: Kenya

About the Artisans:

Soapstone is mined in Kisii county in southwestern Kenya. We work with three different artisan groups in and around Nairobi who carve, polish and paint the stone to create beautiful pieces.

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