With a wide grin and bright pink color, this hippo was made to remind us all the importance of joy! Carved from soft soapstone, and hand-dyed, this figure makes a great gift for hippo enthusiasts of all ages.
Measures 5"L x 3"W x 4"T. Due to the handmade nature of this item, size and color may vary slightly.
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.