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Hand Carved Soapstone Jali Sculptures (Pair), "Elephant Duet"

Festive rosettes crown a soapstone elephant couple, carved in India's legendary... more

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Festive rosettes crown a soapstone elephant couple, carved in India's legendary jail openwork. Gulam Rasool masterfully sculpts the expressive pachyderms, creating miniature elephants inside each.

  • 1.23 kgs
  • 2.7 lbs
  • Big elephant: 10 cm H x 13 cm W x 9 cm D
  • Big elephant: 3.9" H x 5" W x 3.5" D
  • Medium elephant: 8 cm H x 10 cm W x 7 cm D
  • Medium elephant: 3.2" H x 3.9" W x 2.8" 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
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  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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John

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12/27/2017

"Mom was kindled"

It was really intricate I do not know how it could have been made

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Elephant Duet, Hand Carved Soapstone Jali Sculptures (Pair)

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Fr. Russ

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07/29/2019

"These are for my spiritual meditations on animals"

These are beautiful. well worth what we paid for them. You feel the animal spirit threw these pieces.

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Elephant Duet, Hand Carved Soapstone Jali Sculptures (Pair)

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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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Shari

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05/30/2022

"Delicately beautiful"

I bought this item as a birthday gift for one of my Sisters. She absolutely loved it. I was not able to see it in person right away since we live in different States, but when I did see it, I wished I had ordered one for myself! The design is intricate, and very well done.

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

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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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