Crafting useful pieces of art for the home provides employment opportunity for artisans in Kenya's western highlands and Nairobi. Each box is hand carved from soapstone, then dyed to a soft contemporary gray and etched with decorative lines.
Measures 4"L x 4"W x 2"T.
At the Ndima Crafts' finishing shop in Nairobi’s industrial district, roughly a dozen artisans of varied ethnicity transform raw soapstone by using non-toxic synthetic dyes under the leadership of Charles Ndibe. Charle's exacting standards of quality and friendly demeanor make him one of Swahili Modern's most reliable vendors.