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Hand Carved Soapstone Elephant Figurine from India, "Elephant Grandeur"

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Ornate designs and beautiful openwork give this elephant figurine a truly royal... more

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Ornate designs and beautiful openwork give this elephant figurine a truly royal and exotic appearance. Hand-carved by artisan Gulam Rasool of India, the elephant is crafted out of natural soapstone. A smaller elephant is expertly carved inside of the figurine.

  • 0.29 kgs
  • 0.6 lbs
  • 8 cm H x 11.5 cm W x 5 cm D
  • 3.1" H x 4.5" W x 2" 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
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  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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01/16/2021

"Excellent Craftmanship! Unique!"

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Beautiful craftsmanship and always gets a ton of complaints! Great purchase!

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02/16/2019

"Stunning"

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This elephant arrived yesterday and is even more amazing in real life. Incredible craftsmanship. I love it. Thank you Gulam Rasool.

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11/26/2018

"The delicacy of this beauty is astounding!"

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This lady is mind boggling! I love elephants and enjoy supporting craftsmen and artisans - people with vision who work with their hands. Having said that - this little sweetheart (& her secret) took my breath away! Shes beautiful to look at &, somehow, a comfort to hold. You couldnt pay me to part with her!

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02/23/2021

"Wonderful craftsmanship!"

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This is an amazing piece with a tiny owl, inside another owl and that owl is inside yet another, and you can see all three. I cherish mine.

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statue stone carving fragile beautiful

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Verified Reviewer

02/22/2021

"A wonderful Soft light"

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I now have about 10 pieces made by this artisan and this might be my favorite! I love lighting them and the glow they leave is just magic!

Best Uses

  • A soft glow in the evening, centerpiece for dining

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Verified Reviewer

02/13/2021

"Very very pretty"

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This is even more gorgeous in person. The work is so detailed and well made.

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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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