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Product ID: 155364

Fair Trade Soapstone Vase Decorative Hand Crafted, "Floral Honor"

byGulam Rasool: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (167)
Finely carved in jali or openwork, latticework creates lacy patterns. Gulam... more

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Finely carved in jali or openwork, latticework creates lacy patterns. Gulam Rasool crafts an exquisite vase with dazzling floral motifs. It showcases soapstone's natural colors.

  • 0.87 kgs
  • 1.9 lbs
  • 25.5 cm H x 12 cm W x 12 cm D
  • 10" H x 4.7" W x 4.7" D

  • Soapstone
  • Not watertight
  • For decorative use only
  • 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

Reviews by Customers

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Total reviews

167

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01/09/2017

"Exquisite and beautiful"

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I am so pleased I have discovered Novica recently! The soapstone vase is beautiful with its delicate lacy patterns. I lived in India as a child and this vase with its beauty brings back so many precious memories. It makes me so happy every time I look at it. Thank you, Gulam Rasool, for your amazing work!

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Floral Honor, Fair Trade Soapstone Vase Decorative Hand Crafted

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08/14/2017

"Perfect Wedding Gift!"

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I purchased this as a wedding gift and was very happy with the results. I splurged for the deluxe gift wrap, which was lovely. (Although to his credit, G. Rasool does a great job with the standard gift wrap as well!) The recipients were thrilled with the vase. It arrived very quickly and was extremely well packaged. I have purchased things from this artist before and would definitely get something from him again.

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Brother
  • Occasion: wedding
From Ontario, Canada

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11/23/2020

"Love them!"

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Stunning work. Very pleased with my purchase.

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From Australia

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11/15/2020

"OMG, Amazing Elephant Vase"

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Stunning! Intricate Jali carving. Looks amazing close-up and from a distance The alternating rows of elephant and jungle are exquisite and very complimentary. A truly beautiful piece of art and culture. Gulam you are a master Jali artesian. Thank you NOVICA

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culture tradition

Best Uses

  • home decor

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From USA

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11/03/2020

"Nice but not astounding"

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Its okay.

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10/30/2020

"All I can say is WOW!"

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The craftsmanship is simply flawless. It is precision incarnate. Plus, the image on the website accurately reflects what I received -- a fact I especially appreciated! This is the third work I have ordered from Gulam Rasool. All are exemplars of exquisite, precise beauty. I have placed them in locations in my home where I will see them several times every day. They delight the eye.

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

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.

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

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

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

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

 
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