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SMOLArt

Soapstone Angel Sculpture

Hand-carved from a single piece of Kisii soapstone by African artisans, this angel sculpture creates an air of peace and tranquility. A wonderful gift to extend comfort to someone in need.  

Product Features:

  • Measures approximately 5-inches tall. Due to the hand-carved nature, exact size may vary slightly.  
  • Handpainted and etched using traditional design inspiration.  
  • Soapstone is a soft stone, making it ideal for carving into many forms. Use care when handling to avoid breakage. 
  • Each piece has gone through multiple stages of sanding and waxing, giving the soapstone a satiny finish.
  • Socially responsible products that empower consumers to purchase according to their values and help alleviate global poverty.
  • Fair Trade is an alternative business model that values safe workplaces, fair wages and community investment for factory employees.

Story Behind the Art:

Each sculpture is artfully hand-carved from a single piece of Kisii soapstone, found only in the hills of southwestern Kenya. Mining the soapstone from surface hills is a labor-intensive process, using little to no machinery. Laborers works with shovels, picks, axes and machetes to carve out large soapstone chucks, which are then carved into beautiful art. ?

 

Meet the Maker : SMOLArt
Our Soapstone is carved by the artists of SMOLArt a group of artists who live in the rural village of Tabaka, Kenya, the heart of... read more