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Elephant-Themed Soapstone Decorative Jar from India, "Elephant Alliance"

Working from the artisanal city of Agra, Indian artisan Gulam Rasool designs a... more

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Working from the artisanal city of Agra, Indian artisan Gulam Rasool designs a decorative jar after the style of jali art and architecture. The base and lid of the jar are hand-carved of natural soapstone, detailed with intricate openwork patterns that depict marching elephants.

  • 0.40 kgs
  • 0.9 lbs
  • Jar(s): 10.5 cm H x 10.5 cm Diam.
  • Jar(s): 4.1" H x 4.1" Diam.
  • Lid: 6.5 cm H x 10.5 cm Diam.
  • Lid: 2.6" H x 4.1" 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
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  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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227

Linda

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03/02/2020

"Elephants walk in grace!"

The work involved in making this has to come from the heart. Im so grateful to the family who does this work. I was able to gift this to a dear friend with a soft spot for elephants. Its a beautiful work of art.

Best Uses

  • To hold a treasure or view with a tealight

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Elephant Alliance, Elephant-Themed Soapstone Decorative Jar from India

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Linda

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03/22/2019

"Exquisite jar"

Mr. Rasools decorative workmanship is so exquisite! His work is so finely carved and the elephants on his soapstone jars are very delicately etched. Thank you, Mr. Rasool.

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Elephant Alliance, Elephant-Themed Soapstone Decorative Jar from India

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Susan

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10/10/2018

"Plans to be a Christmas goodies"

I know my sister will be pleased. It was well packed and will get to Ohio without difficulty.

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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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Gift Occasion:
  • 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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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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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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