Hand-Carved Soapstone Heart - Large
Kenyan artisans showcase naturally occurring gray soapstone in beautiful heart keepsakes. Polished to a smooth finish, each heart displays the natural grain and varied coloration of gray soapstone, which may include veins of brown, red or orange.
Swahili African Modern is a fair trade import, design and distribution company based in Eugene, Oregon. Founder Leslie Mittelberg lived in Kenya and fell in love with African artistry. Upon returning to the US in 1995, she founded her company and named it in honor of the people of East Africa whose artistry inspired her. Swahili now has a large network that includes individual markers, export agents, and micro-enterprises in nations all over Africa.
Because this is a handmade item crafted from varying natural soapstone, each is unique. Sold singly.
Dimensions: 2.75" high x 2.75" wide x 1.75" high.
Fairly traded and handmade in Kenya.