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Extra Large Soapstone Elephant Sculpture - Green

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These are substantial sculptures in heft and size to make a big impact, much larger than any other soapstone animal in the collection.  Each piece weight 5 or more pounds!

Hand-carved from a single piece of Kisii soapstone by African artisans, these artful elephant statues add a splash of whimsy to any space!  Great as a decor piece or a bookend and is versatile; great decor in nursery, kids room, living space, bedroom or office.

  • Measures approximately 7 inches in length and 4.5 inches tall.
  • Hand-painted.
  • Soapstone is a soft, natural mineral from the earth, 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 fair wages and community investment for villages. 

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


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