African Sculptures- Acacia Box, mini


SKU: 3658color: Greensize: 2"country: Kenya Categories: , , . Tags: , , , .

Store any small treasure in style with this soapstone box featuring an artistic, hand-etched acacia leaf on its lid.  This special little box originates in Kenya’s Kisii District where skilled artisans excel at carving the soft soapstone into modern and functional items for the home. A second set of artists in Nairobi dye each item until a vibrant green hue is achieved, then etch the acacia art directly onto the lid.

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The African Sculptures are all Fair Trade items. This means that the Kenyan artisans make a living wage, work under humane conditions and do not harm the environment during the creation of their pieces.  The African Acacia Box is hand made of soapstone and hand dyed with non-toxic dyes. Sizes, color and design will vary slightly giving each piece its’ own distinct look. One, 2 inch Acacia Box, round, green.