SOAPSTONE STANDING CROSSRegular price $27.00
- Hand carved from Kisii (Kenya) soapstone
- Color of this natural stone varies from cream to pink to gray to earthy gold
- Has gone through multiple stages of sanding and waxing, giving it a satiny finish
- 6 1/2 inches by 4 1/2 inches. Exact size may vary slightly
Hand carved from a single piece of Kisii soapstone, found only southwestern Kenya. Mining the soapstone is a labor-intensive process. Laborers work with shovels, picks, axes and machetes to carve out large soapstone chunks, which are then shaped into beautiful art.