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Black and White Kisii Soapstone Couple Holding Hands Figure

SKU#  446636
$2.98
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Why We Love It

Our Black and White Kisii Soapstone Couple Holding Hands Figure bears the indigenous artistry of soapstone carving passed down through generations in Africa. A beautiful decorative accent or a perfect gift to a loved one, this handcrafted sculpture captures the spirit of this unique craft at an unbelievable value.

Details & Dimensions

  • Handcrafted of African soapstone
  • Wipe clean
  • Made in Kenya
4"W

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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.

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