Regal Reptile Paperweight

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This little gecko seems to scamper across the desk. Talented carvers handcraft each lizard from soft and supple kisii stone, a type of soapstone only found in the Tabaka Hills in western Kenya, where pastureland is scarce. Men manually mine the stone and women sand-wash, sun dry and paint each piece. Coloured patterns are produced by dyeing with ink, paint, and shoe polish, then sealing the colour with beeswax.

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Material: kisii soapstone

Dimensions: 16 cm x 7.5 cm x 2 cm

Colour(s): green, black

SKU: 4109032

About the Artisan

The Undugu Society of Kenya has worked for Kenya’s urban poor since 1973 with the goal of offering hope to those at greatest risk.

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