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Hand Carved Plant Holder from Rapoko Stone

Hand Carved Plant Holder from Rapoko Stone

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A statue of a walking Lion. Carved from Rapoko stone. 

Hand carved by Shona artist in Zimbabwe, Africa.

Dimensions: 15cm x 9cm x 26cm / 5.90 x 3.54 x 10.23"
Weight: 2.93kg / 6.45 lbs

About Rapoko stone:
Commonly referred to as Rapoko stone in Zimbabwe, Steatite is a natural soft stone that falls under the general category of soapstone. Its remarkable qualities have made this stone one of the most widely used minerals on earth. Over 10 million years old, Rapoko is a natural mineral, prized since ancient times for its durability, workability, beautiful character and ability to retain and radiate heat and resist chemicals. Native cultures, the world over, have carved Rapoko/Steatite into vessels, art objects, memorial and cultural items.
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