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KSAZEB-K2

Yin-Yang Zebra Soapstone Sculptures, Set of 2

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This set of two complementing Zebra sculptures are each hand-carved from a single piece of Kisii soapstone by African artisans, and painted in opposite patterns to created an interconnected balance.

  • Each measures approximately 2-inches tall by 3-inches wide. 
  • Natural soapstone finish with black stripes; Painted black finish with natural stripes. 
  • 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.
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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