These colorful, mini sculptures are carved by Kenyan artisans from soft Kisii soapstone, then dyed with bright red, non-toxic dyes. Etched flowers add a whimsical touch.
Measures 1"T x 0.75"W.
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.