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Blue Kuba Pattern Kisii Soapstone Heart Dish

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SKU: kcc2b

Availability: In Stock

Origin: Kenya

Size: 6"L x 6"W x 0.5"T

Materials: Soapstone, non-toxic dye

Working with soft soapstone found in the Kisii District of Kenya, Gusii artisans hand carve stone dishes into a simple heart shape. Artisans in a Nairobi workshop give the plain stone pieces character by hand dyeing the stone a rich blue and black, and adding incised details reminiscent of the patterns on Kuba cloth.

Sold singly. This is a handcrafted item, each may vary slightly.

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