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Product ID: 99226

Jali Carving Soapstone Jewelry Box, "Poppies"

byGulam Rasool: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (151)
White poppies bloom amid lavish foliage on a hand-carved jewelry box. It... more

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White poppies bloom amid lavish foliage on a hand-carved jewelry box. It showcases India's traditional jali or openwork carving. Gulam Rasool selects natural soapstone as his medium.

  • 0.87 kgs
  • 1.9 lbs
  • 7.5 cm H x 12.5 cm W x 12.5 cm D
  • 3" H x 4.9" W x 4.9" 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
Gift Info
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

Reviews by Customers

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Total reviews

151

Verified Reviewer

11/23/2016

"Perfect Poppies!"

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Just beautiful. This gorgeous piece of art far surpassed my expectations. I love it!

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Poppies, Jali Carving Soapstone Jewelry Box

Verified Reviewer

07/02/2020

"Beautifully carved"

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This artist and staff are masters of their craft. I gave one as a gift, but had to have one for myself. This piece reminds me of the strength of elephant families and how precious they are.

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  • Lovely offerings, small treasures

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Verified Reviewer

06/25/2020

"Beautiful addition"

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Craftsmanship is of very good quality.Was packed really well

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06/15/2020

"quite simply; the most beautiful sculpture!!"

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Calming, serene and with the whisper of a smile, exquisite work. It was also very well packed, every detail thought of. I am so grateful to the artist for his work!

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Verified Reviewer

06/03/2020

"Got this for prayer room. Absolutely love it"

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This is very nice piece of art work. although the color was bit darker shade then the picture. I wouldve liked it to be little lighter shade. But over all good item.

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Verified Reviewer

05/14/2020

"A very unique gift"

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I was looking for a unique gift to give to a family member when I saw this soapstone box. It was perfect. It was actually larger than I expected, and the carving was beautifully done.

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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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