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. Due to the handmade nature of this item, slight variation is expected. 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.