Posts Tagged ‘Soapstone’

Can’t bear to be parted from your treasured hippo friends? Carry one with you all the time with our adorable soapstone hippopotamus key chain with one glass bead and one bone bead. Handmade in Kenya, this little guy will cheer your day from door to door. Buy yours here.

Just got in a couple of these darling little dishes. They whimsical dishes are hand carved by Gusii artisans in western Kenya and hand painted with non-toxic dye by Nairobi artists. Distinguished by their unique curled shape, each dish features a stylized hippo. They are fair trade produced and imported from Africa. The importer calls […]

A hand carved and colorfully painted soapstone hippo makes a fun gift item for any hippo fan on your gift-giving list. He is cool and smooth to the touch and will happily keep you company at your desk or will bring a smile to your face each time you pass his display shelf. Hand carved […]

Three smooth soapstone hippos come packed in a wooden crate stuffed with crinkly paper. Hand carved in Western Kenya, these stylized hippos come in beautiful colors with African design motifs across their broad backs and sides. A Crate of Hippos make quick and easy gifts for family, friends, and co-workers. Each crate is packaged in […]

These beautiful mini bowls, only 2 1/2″ across, are perfect for a number of tasks: capturing rings at the kitchen sink or earrings at a dressing table; supplying paper clips or other office supplies at your desk; or carrying salt and spices to the dining table. They are hand crafted of soapstone and non-toxic dyes. […]