SMALL HAND CARVED SOAPSTONE ELEPHANT
Hand carved using the traditional ‘undercut’ skill, this medium elephant ornament has a mini handcarved elephant inside.
The supplier employs 15 people directly and 35 skilled artisans who are effectively self-employed. The stone is a natural product which is sanded under water to produce the smooth finish.
Made in India.
Unusual Indian Furniture and Accessories
Take a look at our blog about this style of furniture here.
Due to the nature of these pieces each item will vary. With the colours, patterns and metal work on the wood differing from one to another. Please contact us prior to purchase if you would like let us know your preference. Also, we can send photos of the exact item we would send you.
More about Repoussé and chasing
Repoussé or repoussage refer to a metalworking technique in which a malleable metal is shaped by hammering from the reverse side to create a design in low relief. Chasing, chased work, or embossing refer to a similar – (click to continue reading).
19th October 2019
“I would just like to reflect and take the time to say thank you -myself and my husband recently travelled a long way top visit your shop and ordered several pieces of furniture as a result. The pieces arrived so well packaged to protect them, and we were blown away by them when we unpacked them – absolutely stunning. They will provide many, many years of enjoyment. I am sure we will visit again in the future as a result and will be sure to infirm others kind regards,”