Swirly Soapstone Handmade Decorative Elephant Heart Accent Dish

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Use this soapstone decorative dish for a multitude of purposes around your home. The heart-shaped design is available in blue, red, or yellow and adds a touch of romance to your dressing area. It is handmade by skilled Kenyan artisans.

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ITEM#: 14052352

This soapstone elephant heart dish is a great catch-all for any occasion. This dish is available in blue, red or yellow color options and is handmade by artisans in Kenya.

Product Features:
  • Colors: Red, blue, yellow
  • Materials: Soapstone, synthetic dyes
  • Dimensions: 3.5 inches long x 3.5 inches wide x 1 inch deep

Story Behind the Art:
The Abagusii, or Gusii, are the predominant residents of the Kisii District, which is one of Kenya's most populated regions. The Gusii are recognized widely for their skill at carving soapstone, and several families in the region earn supplemental income from the sale of their stone art. The Gusii dye and finish some of their carved art for local sale, and offer the rest for sale to craft producers throughout Kenya. At the Ndima finishing shop near Nairobi, roughly a dozen artisans of varied ethnicity bring the stone carvings to life using non-toxic synthetic dyes. Etched details are often added for contrast and definition, as well as tooled brass, bone, leather and beads. Swahili Imports works together with Ndima artisans every six months to create new designs.

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The handcrafted touch of artisan skill creates variations in color, size and design. If buying two of the same item, slight differences should be expected. Note: Color discrepancies may occur between this product and your computer screen.

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Worldstock Country Kenya
Accent Type Other Accent Pieces
Color Blue Red Yellow
Dimensions 3.5
Materials soapstone, synthetic dyes
Model Number BAY931

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