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Hand Carved Soapstone Owl Candle Holders (Pair), "Night Glow"

Gulam Rasool in India crafts a sweet pair of candle holders in the form of... more

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Gulam Rasool in India crafts a sweet pair of candle holders in the form of petite owls. The pair is carved by hand from natural soapstone, with each feather and wing carefully defined. The two candle holders are designed to hold standard taper candles.

  • 0.70 kgs
  • 1.5 lbs
  • Each: 8.5 cm H x 7 cm W x 4 cm D
  • Each: 3.3" H x 2.8" W x 1.6" D

  • Soapstone
  • Candle(s) not included
  • Natural stone - some variations in color and/or pattern are to be expected
  • Never leave a burning candle unattended
  • For use with standard taper candles
  • Keep away from children and pets
  • Made in India.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Indiaicon info
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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.

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