Colorful Hand Carved Soapstone Love Birds - Set of 2

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Sweet colorful bird pair in teal blue and yellow are handcrafted by artisans in Kenya - who carve, dye, and etch these soapstone birdies entirely by hand. Each features a fun floral design. Set of 2: each 4 1/4"l x 2 1/4"w x 2 3/4"h.  The artisans work with soapstone mined from regional quarries.  Fair trade.

Two birds per order, one blue and one yellow.

 

 

Fair Trade Artisans: Nyabigena Soapstone Carvers: Kenya

Your purchase provides a fair wage and life-changing community programs for artisans living in western Kenya. Through sales of their products, nearly 150 soapstone carvers receive crafting and safety workshops, support for social programs for widows and orphans, and community improvement initiatives, including a tree seedling nursery. These talented artisans do everything by hand, with intricate details achieved from hand-drawn designs, chisels, small picks, and wood tools.