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Asha Handicrafts

Handmade Mama & Baby Owl Book Ends, Carved Palewa Stone

The mama and baby owl bookends are super sweet with baby owl perched atop a stack of books.  Intricately carved from Palewa Soapstone in the Uttar Pradesh region of India, artisans delicately etch each detail by hand.  The bookends are a substantial, heavy stonework, each a piece of art.  Display on a shelf, table, or mantle for a statement piece or they make a cute accent in a nursery to hold a collection of baby books.  These bookends make a great ethical gift for the book lover in your life.

Product Features:

  • Type: Home Decor.
  • Color: natural grey stone..
  • Materials: Palewa Soapstone. 
  • Dimensions: each bookend is 5.5 inches tall by 4 inches wide.

Story behind the Art: 

The region of Uttar Pradesh, India is known for it hand-carved stone crafts that have been passed down for generations.  Artisans use hand tools to carve and smooth out the stone work

Due to the handmade nature, slight variations in size, color, shape, pattern, or other characteristics may be evident. Each piece is truly a unique work of art, lovingly crafted by hand.

Meet the Maker : Asha Handicrafts
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