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Pair of Basketweave Tealights

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  • These unique tealight holders are hand-carved from raw soapstone in Western Kenya. Artisans in Nairobi dye each holder with a blue and black checkerboard design, then hand-etch hundreds of lines onto the surface.

    Measures 3.25"H x 3.25"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.

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