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Soapstone Hippo

SKU: KSAHIPPOL
Soapstone Hippo
Soapstone Hippo
Carved from soapstone in Western Kenya, this hippo is like none found in nature but seeing one of these with its brilliant colors and whimsical shape can surely act as a close substitute to seeing one in the wild.
Country of Origin: Kenya

Soapstone Hippo

SKU: KSAHIPPOL
Carved from soapstone in Western Kenya, this hippo is like none found in nature but seeing one of these with its brilliant colors and whimsical shape can surely act as a close substitute to seeing one in the wild.
Country of Origin: Kenya
Stock: 505


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SMOLArts Wholesale Soapstone

Our Wholesale Soapstone is carved by the artists of SMOLArt a group of artists who live in the rural village of Tabaka, Kenya, the heart of soapstone crafts. The name, a shortened version of Small, Medium, and Large Artists, refers to the size of the wholesale soapstone products the artisans make, not their stature. Established in 1990, SMOLArt is a member of the WFTO, and as such assures that the artisans are paid a fair price for their work. In addition, the organization support community development by contributing to projects that improve living conditions, education, and health of their members and the village at large.

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Product Details
Carved from soapstone in Western Kenya, this hippo is like none found in nature but seeing one of these with its brilliant colors and whimsical shape can surely act as a close substitute to seeing one in the wild. Colors will vary. Each hippo is approximately 4 inches in length. Sold individually. Specify any preferences in the Preferences box, indicating if substitutions are acceptable

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"Soapstone Hippo"

on 8/13/2015 2:41:41 PM

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Detailed Comments: These nicely complement and draw attention to the black and white ones that we have in the store. Sold 2 the first day.

"Henry the Hippo"

on 8/30/2013 4:50:14 AM

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Detailed Comments: VERY CUTE

"Manager, Cathedral Book Shop, Minneapolis"

on 3/8/2013 11:18:50 AM

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Detailed Comments: Our mission project for this Lent is the Mama Ada Foundation in Kenya. We were looking for Kenyan items to sell. These and other soapstone pieces have been a big hit. 50% of our profits will go to the foundation. Thank you for having just the thing for our shop.

"So cute"

on 12/19/2012 5:40:26 AM

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Detailed Comments: Even if you are not a hippo lover, these beautiful creations capture your eye and your heart. One if our best sellers! Breakable not good around small children

"Adorable and a Good Seller"

on 3/24/2012 10:04:03 AM

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Detailed Comments: These colorul Hippos are just adorable and sell great, no matter what size.

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