I M P A C T
Each sculpture is artfully hand-carved from a single piece of Kisii soapstone, found in the hills of southwestern Kenya. Mining the soapstone from surface hills is a labor-intensive process, using little to no machinery. Artisans follow traditional methods passed down through the ages, working with shovels, picks, axes and machetes to carve out large soapstone chunks, which are then carved using small hand tools into beautiful artwork!
Please read this quote below, from Bonface Okeyo, director of Tabaka Chigware Youths Self Help Group, one of our newest artisan partner groups who we began partnering with during the pandemic. Each purchase you make provides more safe, living wage work for this wonderful community, in high need through this time of global crisis and recovery.
- Gorgeous natural stone, with colors ranging from cream to grey to earthy gold
- Approximately 12 in. x 2.5 in. x 6 in, 15lbs.
- Due to the hand-carved nature, exact size and natural coloration may vary. Enjoy the surprise!
- An elegant way to illuminate each night of Hanukkah
S H O P T H E C H A N G E
Your purchase empowers people in need with a hand up via safe, living wage employment.
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Your purchase of this quality, one-of-a-kind gift empowers survivors of oppression through ethical, living wage artisan employment.
With every order you fight against . . .
- sex trafficking
- modern day slavery
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