These hand-carved stars are made in rural Kenya from solid soapstone. Artisans in Nairobi brighten each piece with a colorful hand dyed crimson red or aqua finish with yellow sun details, then add red ribbons for display.
Size: 3.5"L x 3.5"W. Due to the handmade nature of this item, slight variation is expected.
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.