Minimal heart bowl handcarved soapstone
The soapstone carvings are made by artists and craftsmen in Tabaka, Western Kenya. Their workplaces are close to the quarries where the soapstone is mined. Soapstone is a greasy, soft stone. The different stages of production are: breaking the large stones, rough carving, detailed carving, sanding and polishing. Payment is done by piece rate. All people involved in the different production stages earn a living wage.
Size: 10 cm size can vary slightly each item is unique.
Colour: Notice that each piece is unique in colour and shape, white to cream white or slightly rose coloured.