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Hand-Painted Poppy Soapstone Hearts

  • Detailed with hand-painted poppies, these unique paperweights are hand-carved from solid soapstone and painted by artists in Kenya.

    The hearts brighten your dresser or desktop with the beauty of modern African design. Small: 2.75"W x 2.25"L x 1.25" T, Large: 4"W x 3"L x 2"T.

  • 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.