Hand carved, dyed, and polished by Kenyan artisans, these sweet heart-shaped soapstone boxes are then decorated with a dotted black and white border reminiscent of beautiful guinea fowl feathers.
What a wonderful way to show love!
Measures 1" tall x 2.5" wide.
At the Ndima Crafts' finishing shop in Nairobi’s industrial district, roughly a dozen artisans of varied ethnicity bring raw soapstone to life 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.