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Jali decorative soapstone box, 'Hidden Fantasy' - Jali Openwork Soapstone Decorative Box from India Curate

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Jali Openwork Soapstone Decorative Box from India, "Hidden Fantasy"

A charming decorative box is carved by hand of natural soapstone, displaying... more

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A charming decorative box is carved by hand of natural soapstone, displaying beautiful variegated hues that form leafy designs in jali openwork. Indian artisan Gulam Rasool designs this fantastic addition to your home decor, perfect for storing small items and accessories.

  • 0.64 kgs
  • 1.4 lbs
  • 10.2 cm H x 15.5 cm W x 4.3 cm D
  • 4" H x 6" W x 1.7" D

  • Soapstone
  • Natural stone - some variations in color and/or pattern are to be expected
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • 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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