This whimsical and beautiful dish with a floating hippopotamus is carved from serpentine stone. The design of the dish showcases the beauty of this locally-sourced dark stone through both textured and polished surfaces.
Size: 6.5"L x 5.5"W x 1"T
Emmanual Mabika uses his talent to carve beautiful items from serpentine stone. Found in many deposits throughout Zimbabwe, its colors vary from black to brown to green, orange and variegated. Sculptors choose deposits of rock that are hard and therefore very durable.