he beautifully carved and hand-painted Kisii Heart Candleholder will bring a little light to their heart this Valentine‘s day! Kisii soapstone, found only in Kenya, is a soft stone, easy to carve into many forms. Its satiny finish is achieved through multiple stages of sanding, followed by waxing. In some cases, as with this piece, artisans also apply paint. Patterns vary.
- Kisii stone
- Assorted patterns
- 3Lx3Wx2H inches
- Handcrafted in Kenya
Smolart is a marketing organization supporting the work of some 1,000 kisii stone carvers in the Western Kenyan community of Kisii.