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Evocative Soapstone Elephants

  • Kenyan artisans hand carve these stylish abstract elephant sculptures from soft soapstone, then add a rich rosewood brown dyed finish. The sculptures are beautiful displayed alone or together as a set.

    [Small] 3"L x 1.75"W x 4"T; [Medium] 6"L x 2"W x 6.5"T; [Large] 7.5"L x 2.5"W x 8.5"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.