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Set of 2 Sapphire Soapstone Catch-all Bowls

Swahili Modern

KCC9C_Set 2

  • Carvers in Kenya's western highlands craft the basic form for these small catch-all bowls from soft soapstone. Artisans in a Nairobi workshop then add a soft blue dyed finish and etched line details.

    Each measures 4"D x 1"T.

  • 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.


Vendor: Swahili Modern

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