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Magnesite sculpture, 'Marbled Elephant' - Hand Carved Brown Brazilian Magnesite Elephant Sculpture

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Hand Carved Brown Brazilian Magnesite Elephant Sculpture, "Marbled Elephant"

Hand-carved by Brazilian artist Alexandre Costa, this trumpeting elephant... more

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Hand-carved by Brazilian artist Alexandre Costa, this trumpeting elephant sculpture is made of magnesite, marbled in brown, purple and pink, with resin eyes and bone tusks. The natural gemstone will vary in color and pattern, making each one a unique work of art.

  • 0.59 kgs
  • 1.3 lbs
  • 13 cm H x 12 cm W x 4.5 cm D
  • 5" H x 4.7" W x 1.8" D

  • Magnesite, resin eye, bone tusks
  • Not signed by artist
  • Natural stone - some variations in color and/or pattern are to be expected
  • Made in Brazil.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Brazilicon info
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32

Catherine

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03/08/2022

"Absolutely Gorgeous!!"

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As beautiful as all his other pieces!

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John

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12/06/2021

"This is an excellent quality sculpture"

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Im so glad I purchased this gem sculpture. It regularly gets compliments.

Best Uses

  • This artwork is displayed on my mantel

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Debra

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08/24/2021

"It looks so real!"

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Amazingly lifelike carving; really beautiful!

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Tim

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01/29/2021

"Very beautiful!"

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The statuette is full of sparkle -- it is eye-catching and brightens the room!

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Kathleen

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12/30/2020

"Will collect more as they become available"

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Absolutely love these little guys. I have a collection of them and the amethyst is really vibrant and really pops next to the others.

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Macaw Family, Handcrafted Brazilian Gemstone Bird Sculpture

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Mark

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10/09/2020

"This truly has become a cherished heirloom"

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My wife had been eyeing this sculpture for a number of years and was thrilled when it became available again. The artisans technique is exemplary. It is a piece of great beauty.

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Enabling Education

Enabling Education

Despite his financial difficulties, the education of his children is always a priority. He works extremely hard crafting gemstone sculptures to be able to provide the education for his three children.

Confronting Adversity

Confronting Adversity

Alexandre has struggled with depression since 2017. On good days, he is able to work and create but, on bad days, he can't get out bed. Although this affects his family and income, it's difficult to overcome. His therapist recommends he continue working with stones, as it helps him relax. So his handcraft is a way of aiding in his recovery.

Caring for Children

Caring for Children

Alexandre Costa is a stone sculptor and a dedicated father. He is the sole means of support for his two children and he works very hard to provide them with what they need.

Microcredit Financing

Microcredit Financing

Alexandre Costa has received 2 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $800 and the most recent for $600.

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