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Handcrafted Soapstone Candle Holders Set 2, "Fig Leaf"

A symbol of optimism and of life itself, fig leaves poise on spiral stems. Gulam... more

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A symbol of optimism and of life itself, fig leaves poise on spiral stems. Gulam Rasool is a master at traditional jali or openwork carving. Working in soapstone, he crafts a beautiful pair of candleholders for the romantic glow of tea lights.

  • 0.27 kgs
  • 0.6 lbs
  • Each: 6 cm H x 8 cm Diam.
  • Each: 2.4" H x 3.2" Diam.

  • Soapstone
  • For use with tealights only
  • Keep away from children and pets
  • Natural stone - some variations in color and/or pattern are to be expected
  • Never leave a burning candle unattended
  • Surface may become warm or hot during use; place on a protected surface
  • Tealights included
  • Made in India.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Indiaicon info
Gift Info
  • Free Gift Wrap? No
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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Csilla

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02/16/2017

"delicate pieces"

These candle holders are the third item I bought from Gulam Rasool's collection and and it is beautiful quality as always. They are clearly lovingly made with lots of attention to detail. It gives me delight every time I look at them. Thank you Gulam Rasool for your wonderful work!

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Fig Leaf, Handcrafted Soapstone Candle Holders Set 2

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Durdana

From London, England (UK)

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06/12/2019

"Absolutely gorgeous!"

These candle holders are so beautifully made, it is a delight to look at them! They are truly lovely. Perfectly delicate and yet strong and robust enough to use with confidene. Thank you Mr Rasool for your amazing art.

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candle holder carving stonework ornament gift

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Fig Leaf, Handcrafted Soapstone Candle Holders Set 2

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Laurie

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11/26/2018

"Impressive delicacy!"

I love this artists work! I purchased a variety - a dozen+! About 1/2 were Diwali gifts & received with delight. I kept & thoroughly enjoy the rest and am about to shop for some more!

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Fig Leaf, Handcrafted Soapstone Candle Holders Set 2

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Amy

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03/19/2018

"Beautiful"

I love candlelight and these are beautiful!

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Srimani

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09/24/2017

"Love the intricacy of the leag"

Beautiful piece of art to any room .Its very elegant and can enlighten any space where you light it up.Would definitely recommend.Its a good buy.

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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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Gift Occasion:
  • 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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Jennifer

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03/10/2022

"Lovely!"

Perfect craftsmanship! This is my second purchase to match my first one.

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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.

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

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

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