This beautiful soapstone hippo t-light holder is hand carved in Kisii, Western Kenya. It is made by a group of skilled artisans who work together as part of Art Safi Self Help Group. It is expertly hand carved and sanded before being waxed and polished. The stone in this hippo t-light holder is left unpainted and the waxing process reveals the natural grain of the stone.
Beeswax can be used to re polish the stone.
Read more about Art Safi Self Help Group and the process of mining and carving soapstone.
Width: ” approximately
Height: 3″ approximately
Colour: Natural soapstone
Care instructions: Use beeswax or clear polish to re-shine and protect the stone.