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Natural Soapstone 10-inch Lover's Embrace Sculpture - Smolart

Natural Soapstone 10-inch Lover's Embrace Sculpture - Smolart

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Hand-carved from a single piece of Kisii soapstone by African artisans, this contemporary sculpture features a representation of two lovers in a circle, each with one arm soaring overhead while their bodies form a heart.

Product Features:

  • Measures approximately 10-inches tall. 
  • Due to the hand-carved nature, each piece may vary in size by up to a half an inch
  • A natural stone, color variations will range from cream to pink to gold to gray in any single piece.
  • Soapstone is a soft stone, making it easy to carve into many forms. Handle with care 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. ​

 

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    30 day return period from the date of delivery and unlimited time for exchanges. We cover the cost of return shipping if your item does not arrive in perfect condition.