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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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  • Free Gift Wrap? No
  • 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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Elizabeth

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11/21/2022

"Soapstone jewelry box, Elephant Procession"

I bought this last year as a present for my sister. Its so beautiful - I almost kept it for myself!

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Elephant Procession, Artisan Crafted Jali Soapstone Jewelry Box

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Fred

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11/15/2022

"Gorgeous"

We are very pleased with these soapstone candle holders. The intricate craftsmanship is most impressive.

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Girlfriend
  • Occasion: 'just because'

James

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10/25/2022

"great home"

looks amazing and works beautifully, my wax has melted all over and has created an almost jade like finish. i get compliments if i leave it out when people come over. just take the top off and drop a tea light in and with a match or stick burner light it up.

Best Uses

  • Home

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William

From Stafford Va

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10/16/2022

"Love my soapstone box"

Soapstone jewelry box is beautiful and has 3 separate compartments to store my jewelry. Heavy but not too heavy. Thanks!

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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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