Word Heart - Believe
Kenyan artisans hand carve this beautiful heart paperweight from soft soapstone, add a rich colorful dyed finish and hand etched message from the heart.
Sold singly. Because each heart is handcrafted, slight variations are normal.
Measurements: Approximately 2" L, 1 1/4" H
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.