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Hand Painted Elephant Motif Soapstone Box and Lid, "Elephant Garden"

Carved from natural soapstone, this circular box is the work of Gulam Rasool.... more

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Carved from natural soapstone, this circular box is the work of Gulam Rasool. Royal elephants parade around the lid. Rasool paints the motifs by hand in the detailed style of India's traditional miniature paintings.

  • 0.35 kgs
  • 0.8 lbs
  • 8.5 cm H x 9 cm Diam.
  • 3.3" H x 3.5" Diam.

  • Soapstone
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Natural stone - some variations in color and/or pattern are to be expected
  • Made in India.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Indiaicon info
Gift Info
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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225

Fred

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12/29/2021

"Another fine example of your work"

Gave this to my wife for Christmas, along with your Night Glow candlestick holders. She was so pleased with it.

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Elephant Garden, Hand Painted Elephant Motif Soapstone Box and Lid

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Jennifer

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06/01/2022

"Gorgeous craftmanship"

This beautiful chess set is an essential part of my home. Each piece is carefully carved and polished to perfection. Any visitor who has seen this set always asks about its origin

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Shari

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05/30/2022

"Delicately beautiful"

I bought this item as a birthday gift for one of my Sisters. She absolutely loved it. I was not able to see it in person right away since we live in different States, but when I did see it, I wished I had ordered one for myself! The design is intricate, and very well done.

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Sister
  • Occasion: birthday

Marcia G.

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03/21/2022

"Bought for a best friends birthday."

She was thrilled with the gift. Shes very much into design and decor.

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Gift Box Decor

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  • This was a gift for: Friend
  • Occasion: birthday

Jessica

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03/13/2022

"Lovely to hold my jewelry"

Lovely on my vanity with other unique items. Holds my beaded jewelry. Intricate design and pretty color. Such an exotic and beautiful and functional piece!

Best Uses

  • Holding jewelry

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Miguel

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03/12/2022

"Royal march"

It s a wonderful work with very good details,I really like them

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Preserving Traditions

Preserving Traditions

Close to his eightieth birthday, Gulam continues the art he learned from his elders. His father was an marble carver and jali artisan honored with the state award for excellence. Gulam has been honored with the same distinction. He still works alongside his son and other artisans to whom he has taught this craft, and treasures the role he plays in continuing this important Indian artistic tradition.

Microcredit Financing

Microcredit Financing

Gulam Rasool has received 4 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $400 and the most recent for $1800.

Caring for Children

Caring for Children

Nearing his eighth decade, master stone sculptor Gulam Rasool continues to provide for his family, especially his grandchildren.

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This artist is an elder master and continues to actively practice their craft.

Enabling Education

Enabling Education

Gulam is proud to be able to help provide for his grandchildren's education.

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