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Soapstone Reindeer Sculptures

Swahili Modern


  • These modern reindeer are hand-carved from solid soapstone in western Kenya. Nairobi artists hand-dye the surface to a rich red.

    Choose from a variety of size options for a whimsical holiday display!

    Small measures 3.5"T. Medium measures 4.5"T. Large measures 5"T. Fair trade.

  • 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.


Vendor: Swahili Modern

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