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Black and White Family Kisii Soapstone Statue

SKU#  445167
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Why We Love It

Our exotic and elegant Black and White Family Kisii Soapstone Statues have the timeless, global and authentic appeal we love. Sturdy and smooth, these statues are handcrafted of African soapstone make a great accent piece or thoughtful gift.

Details & Dimensions

  • Handcrafted of African soapstone
  • Set of 2 in black and white
  • Wipe clean
  • Made in Kenya
3.5"D x 10"H

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The Story Behind It

Kisii Soapstone at a Glance

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For the Kisii people of Eastern Africa, mining and carving soapstone is an ancient and tribal affair. Found exclusively in the Tabaka Hills of Western Kenya, Kisii soapstone is mined from the quarries by hand. The raw soapstone is carried back to village shops, broken into smaller pieces and carved using a small knife called a kisu.

Skilled Kisii artisans quickly and efficiently handcraft the soft, malleable soapstone into beautiful figurative art and home decor including bowls, plates, candleholders, jewelry boxes and more. Our impressive selection of exclusive, high quality Kisii soapstone pieces are guaranteed to add exotic good looks to your home.