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Kisii Soapstone 8" Family Of 4 - Black- African Art For Sale
New Shipment from Kenya
This sale is for a soapstone 8"Family of FourSculpture.It represents Father, Mother and two children. It was hand carved in Kenya by the local artists. It is made of Kisii Soapstone from western Kenya. Dimensions are aproximately 8" x 2". This is the natural color of the stone. The picture represents our stock. All items are similiar but are hand made and can vary slightly. It would make a great addition to your african art collection.
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The Art of Kisii Stone
This piece of Kisii Stone Art is carved by the tribesmen of Kenya. The stone is initially shaped with a "panga" ax. Then knives and bladed tools are used to define the shape of the piece. Sandpaper is used to achieve the smooth finish. Further polishing and waxing is doneto create the shine.
Fair Trade Company
We are a group of Kenyans and Americans working towards a common goal. Our business started with a mission trip to Tanzania and Kenya. In my travels I saw all of the wonderful products made by the local people. I decided to sell these products in America to provide work and a steady income for the artists of underdeveloped nations.
Fair Price - Kenyahandmade buys directly from the artist's Co-ops at set pricing
Fair Labor Conditions - Workers in the co-op enjoy safe working conditions and living wages. Forced child labor is strictly prohibited.
Direct Trade - Kenyahandmade buys directly from the Artist's Co-ops in Kisii Kenya, eliminating any middlemen, providing maximum profit to the artist.
Community Development - Fair Trade Artist's invest Fair Trade premiums in social and business development projects like, quality improvement trainings, new buildings, and schoarship programs.
More information is available at our informative website
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Kisii Soapstone 8" Family Of 4 - Black- African Art: $12