Soapstone Dark Blue Heart Bowl
Hand-carved from a single piece of Kisii soapstone by Kenyan artisans, these soapstone heart bowls make a great trinket dish to brighten up your nightstand, dresser, coffee table or office desk!
- Measures approximately 5-inches.
- 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 safe workplaces, fair wages and community investment for factory employees.
About the artisans:
The artists of SMOLArt group live in the rural village of Tabaka, Kenya, which is known for their excellence in soapstone crafts. Established in 1990, SMOLArt is a member of the WFTO (World Fair Trade Organization), and as such assures that the artisans are paid a fair price for their work. The organization is proud to support community development by contributing to projects that improve living conditions, education, and health of their members and the village at large.