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Jali Natural Soapstone Sculpture from India, "Father Elephant"

A mighty elephant lifts his trunk in fury, thrusting powerful tusks upward.... more

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A mighty elephant lifts his trunk in fury, thrusting powerful tusks upward. Carved in intricate jali, or openwork, he reveals two perfect miniature elephants inside. Gulam Rasool masterfully sculpts the elegant pachyderms of natural soapstone.

  • 0.45 kgs
  • 1.0 lbs
  • 13 cm H x 20 cm W x 9 cm D
  • 5" H x 7.75" W x 3.5" D

  • Soapstone
  • 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? No
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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Keith

From Huntersville North Carolina U.S.

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08/24/2020

"Love it , completely recommend ,"

Absolutely Beautiful ! I completely recommend this artist ! I have purchased from this artist five times and have been completely satisfied . This is my favorite item , wonderful detail in everything .His passion really shows

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Great for home or office decor

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  • Great for home or office decor

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Nature Lover

From Canada

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10/14/2019

"Highly detailed Craftmanship"

This will go beautifully with my other Soapstone carving that I have already at Home purchased from Novica.The quality of this is absolutely amazing.

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Fine workmanship. highly detailed and a pleasure t

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Nikki

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03/23/2019

"Simply Stunning"

I?m so happy! This Elephant is regal and beautiful crafted. It is just what I needed!

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Michael Chia

From Singapore

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08/12/2022

"Great artwork"

Very delicate sculpture and pretty too.

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Calming Buddha, Natural Alabaster Buddha Head Sculpture from India

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

Stacy

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08/07/2022

"Beautiful art"

As all my purchases from Gulam Rasool, the artwork is absolutely stunning. I gave these as a gift and my friend was so thrilled, she bought them as a gift for another.

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Royal Charm, Soapstone Elephant Candle Holders for Taper Candles (Pair)

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  • This was a gift for: Girlfriend
  • Occasion: thank you

Lois

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08/02/2022

"Will be someone s treasured gift"

Beautifully displayed candle shinning through soapstone carved candle tea light holder.

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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.

Elder Master

Elder Master

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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