Soapstone Heart - Red Love
Soapstone is a soft rock, popular in sculpture for its ability to be molded into various and complex shapes. Place this at the hearth. Perch among picture frames or as mantelpiece item.
Measurements: 1.5” x 1.5” x 1”
Care Instructions: Hand wash only.
Country of Origin: Kenya*Due to the artisanal nature of this product, color and size may vary.
THE STORY BEHIND THE PRODUCT
Artisan Organization: Venture Imports
This soapstone piece was crafted by the Shona people, whose traditional stone sculptures are known around the world.
Mogendi Murei is a carver and a family man. He has a lot of children! Through his carving work, he has educated them all, and provided for his extended family.
Mogendi is extremely dedicated to his family, his craft, and improving the quality of life for his beloveds. His tireless work has enabled him, in this year alone, to build a new house and buy a cow. With his family as his fuel, one can truly say that Mogendi works from the heart.
Nice addition to my soapstone collection
Gift for my granddaughter
Didn’t even unwrap since it will travel from Maryland to Texas.