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Soapstone Wise Word Hearts

  • Kenyan artisans hand-carve our heart paperweights from solid soapstone, then add a dyed finish and hand-etched inscription.

    These beautifully crafted keepsakes can become a treasured memento. Measures 3.5"T x 3.5"W.

  • 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.