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Soapstone candleholder, 'Light the World' - Handcrafted Soapstone Leaf and Tree Candle Holder Curate

Product ID: 129722

Handcrafted Soapstone Leaf and Tree Candle Holder, "Light the World"

Covering a globe with fertile promise, lavish leaves bring their beauty to this... more

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Covering a globe with fertile promise, lavish leaves bring their beauty to this design. Gulam Rasool is a master at traditional jali or openwork carving. Working in soapstone, he crafts a beautiful candleholder for the romantic glow of a tea light.

  • 0.72 kgs
  • 1.6 lbs
  • 15 cm H x 11 cm W x 11 cm D
  • 6" H x 4.3" W x 4.3" D

  • Soapstone
  • Candle(s) not included
  • Natural stone - some variations in color and/or pattern are to be expected
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Made in India.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in India
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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01/27/2017

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"Throws lovely patterns of light on the ceiling"

This is the second piece I bought recently from Gulam Rasool's collection and it arrived with a little hand-written note - what a lovely touch! The craftsmanship is amazing and I love how the tealight in it throws patterns of light on the ceiling when the room is otherwise dark. Such a beautiful design that brings a smile to my face! Thank you so much!

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05/28/2017

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"Beautiful"

Simply Beautiful. Magical. Well made. I give 5 stars.

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  • Occasion: birthday

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08/03/2017

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"A cherished possession!"

This just arrived and I am so pleased. It is so beautiful. The picture did not do it justice. It is already one of my cherished possessions!

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09/06/2017

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"Lovely"

This beautiful. I love it and wish I could find a very large one like it. I recommend this!@

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Tea candles

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12/28/2017

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"Let there be light, and shadows"

Beautiful piece!

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11/26/2018

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"Can't recommend this artisan's work highly enough!"

The delicacy of detail! Sheer lovelyness! I've given a number as gifts to family and friends. They are always warmly received.

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01/04/2019

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"Absolutely Beautiful"

The online pictures are great but they don't do this piece justice. The piece is expertly crafted, unique, and beautiful. It arrived intact and was well packed. I bought this as a gift and have already purchased a pair of Rasool's tea light candle holders for another gift. The piece came with a gift card and a small brochure describing Novica. It would be nice if the package also included the background of the artist similar to the bio on the website.

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57 Testimonials for Gulam Rasool

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Unexpectedly large and beautifully carved
 
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