Handmade Kisil Soap Stone Kenya Africa Trinket Box Snake Skin Design Jar W/lid For Sale

Soapstone Trinket BoxHandmade in KenyaSnakeskin designOn the Inside lid and bottom of jar are carved IVMade in Kenya tag on bottomApprox. 3 1/2" high with lid on4 1/4" at widest pointThe following information was found on the web while doing research for this itemSoapstone CarvingsSoapstone carvings are hand made in Kenya. They are called Kisii stone, named after the Kisii tribe of Tabaka Hills in Western Kenya who use them for domestic use and more recently for Hand made carvings for export due to their excellent craftsmanship. Soapstone is found in the Kisii district of Kenya.
The carversused to make mostly wild animalfigurines, but more recently have started creating contemporary abstracts, candle holders, bookends, domestic pet figurines like cats and dogs to name a few.
The soapstone is first immersed into water so that it is easier to mold and carve. Once the stone is dry it will stay in its solid form. Color is used to give a brighter look and is added on to some of the carvings. The cool soft touch ofKisii isunparalleled to any other stone in the world.
Touch aKisii soapstoneand experience the purity and innocence of an exotic continent.


Handmade Kisil Soap Stone Kenya Africa Trinket Box Snake Skin Design Jar W/lid

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