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Soapstone candleholders, 'Fig Leaf' (pair) - Handcrafted Soapstone Candle Holders Set 2

Product ID: 95113

Handcrafted Soapstone Candle Holders Set 2, "Fig Leaf"

byGulam Rasool: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (195)
A symbol of optimism and of life itself, fig leaves poise on spiral stems. Gulam... more

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A symbol of optimism and of life itself, fig leaves poise on spiral stems. Gulam Rasool is a master at traditional jali or openwork carving. Working in soapstone, he crafts a beautiful pair of candleholders for the romantic glow of tea lights.

  • 0.27 kgs
  • 0.6 lbs
  • Each: 6 cm H x 8 cm Diam.
  • Each: 2.4" H x 3.2" Diam.

  • Soapstone
  • Natural stone - some variations in color and/or pattern are to be expected
  • For use with tealights only
  • Never leave a burning candle unattended
  • Surface may become warm or hot during use; place on a protected surface
  • Keep away from children and pets
  • Tealights included
  • Made in India.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Indiaicon info
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  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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195

Csilla

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02/16/2017

"delicate pieces"

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These candle holders are the third item I bought from Gulam Rasool's collection and and it is beautiful quality as always. They are clearly lovingly made with lots of attention to detail. It gives me delight every time I look at them. Thank you Gulam Rasool for your wonderful work!

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Fig Leaf, Handcrafted Soapstone Candle Holders Set 2

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Durdana

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06/12/2019

"Absolutely gorgeous!"

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These candle holders are so beautifully made, it is a delight to look at them! They are truly lovely. Perfectly delicate and yet strong and robust enough to use with confidene. Thank you Mr Rasool for your amazing art.

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candle holder carving stonework ornament gift

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Fig Leaf, Handcrafted Soapstone Candle Holders Set 2

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Laurie

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11/26/2018

"Impressive delicacy!"

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I love this artists work! I purchased a variety - a dozen+! About 1/2 were Diwali gifts & received with delight. I kept & thoroughly enjoy the rest and am about to shop for some more!

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Fig Leaf, Handcrafted Soapstone Candle Holders Set 2

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Amy

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03/19/2018

"Beautiful"

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I love candlelight and these are beautiful!

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Srimani

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09/24/2017

"Love the intricacy of the leag"

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Beautiful piece of art to any room .Its very elegant and can enlighten any space where you light it up.Would definitely recommend.Its a good buy.

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Fig Leaf, Handcrafted Soapstone Candle Holders Set 2

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Diana

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10/14/2021

"Amazing"

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My first purchase from this crafter - the man is a magician with stone carvings!! Will certainly keep an eye on all the new products he makes!

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Royal Indian Elephants, Handmade Royal Elephant Soapstone Decorative Box

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Diana

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10/14/2021

"WOW!"

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My first purchase of such work and I am absolutely amazed!! Incredible work!!

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Doris

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10/06/2021

"Treasure!!"

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A gift for my daughter s birthday. This elephant sculpture has such intricate detail…a small elephant inside, it is so beautifully and painstakingly carved. It is breathtaking beautiful. Could not be more pleased. Such a talented, gifted artist.

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

SHANNA

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10/06/2021

"My mother in law loved it."

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So pretty, it was a Christmas gift for my mother in law and she loved it

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Ginny

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09/14/2021

"A Must"

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It was all and more than I wanted or expected. BEAUTIFULLY MADE. GREAT QUALITY. A TRUE TREASURE.

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JOSEPHINE

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09/12/2021

"LIGHT OF THE WORD"

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I USED A FLAMELESS CANDLE IN IT AND ITS JUST BEAUTYFUL.

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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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