Natural Soapstone Hand Carved Candle Holders (Pair), "Baby Elephants"
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Carved from soapstone, two charming baby elephant sculptures enhance the ambience with candlelight and scents. They embrace removable soapstone cubes designed to hold tea lights, tapers and pillar candles or incense sticks and cones. The pair by Gulam Rasool arrives with two tea lights.
- 1.77 kgs
- 3.9 lbs
- Each (2): 11 cm H x 8 cm W x 8 cm D
- Each (2): 4.3" H x 3.2" W x 3.2" D
- Candle(s) included
- Natural stone - some variations in color and/or pattern are to be expected
- For use with tealights only
- Never leave a burning candle unattended
- Keep away from children and pets
- Free Gift Wrap? Yes
- Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
- Made in India.
- Certified and shipped by our office in India
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.