This unique catchall dish, that also resembles the hamsa, can be used to hold air plants, change, jewelry, keys or office supplies. Expect slight variations as kisii stone naturally varies in color from white to pinkish brown.
Soapstone is mined from great pits in the area surrounding Kiisi, Kenya. The mined soapstone is then delivered to carvers who carve sculptures from the natural stone. Once carved, the craftspeople smooth rough edges of the soapstone with sandpaper dipped in water and polish the piece to a high gloss. With every product you purchase, you are helping these artisans have employment, educational opportunities and medical care.