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Soapstone Heart – Banded Tangerine

Soapstone Heart – Banded Tangerine

$10.00$25.00
SKU: CaSpDe2Hbt
Availability: 1 in stock

Hand carved and hand painted soapstone heart from Kenya. It heart is 2 inches across the widest part.

Tell your loved one how you feel by giving the your heart.  They are great for individual display, or as a pocket thought stone, buy several and share the love.

Remember FREE SHIPPING within the continental USA.


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All of our items are hand made in Kenya, Africa. We offer Fair Trade, Green Eco gifts. Our sales provide income for families in Kenya. Thank you for shopping at Aina Moja.
  • Description

    Product Description

    Hand carved and hand painted soapstone heart from Kenya.  It is 2 inches across the widest part.

    Tell your loved one how you feel by giving the your heart.  They are great for individual display, or as a pocket thought stone, buy several and share the love.

    Remember FREE SHIPPING within the continental USA.

    Soapstone is mined from quarries in the area surrounding Kissi, Kenya. The mined soapstone is then delivered to carvers who carve sculptures from the natural stone for the wholesale market, the color of which ranges from cream, to pink, to brown, to yellow, to black, to a marbling of all of them. Once carved, finish craftspeople smooth rough edges of the soapstone with sandpaper dipped in water, dye, paint or leave natural then polish the piece to a high sheen.

    This piece was made by Tabaka Chigware Youth Self Help Group, a group of artists who live in the rural village of Tabaka, Kenya. The group ensures that the artisans are paid a fair price for their work.

    These hearts are handmade so there may be slight variations from the image in the final product.

  • Additional Information

    Additional Information

    Number of hearts

    Purchase a single red heart, Purchase a set of three

  • What We Do

    Our Products

    Aina Moja is Kiswahili for "one of a kind". Each item is uniquely hand-made by African artists and therefore, one of a kind. Due to the fact that each item is handmade, actual item may vary slightly from product image.

    Aina Moja products are sold at art and craft fairs throughout the summer and fall as well as in the Aina Moja shop in Belfast, Maine.

    Aina Moja is a member of Fair Trade Gifts and is part of the Artisan Support project of Expanding Opportunities, a 501(3)c organization.

    Our Money

    Our items are purchased directly from artisans in Kenya, Africa and not at tourist stations. The purchase of the items supports individuals and families in Kenya.

    Proceeds from sales of the items at Aina Moja help support the projects of Expanding Opportunities, including the Street Children Fund, STEMS, Camp Forest, Friends Across the Ocean, Books for Kenya, and Distance Learning Centers. Expanding Opportunities has the greater mission of increasing self-sufficiency through educational and charitable projects for people nationally and internationally.


    Aina Moja offers you an opportunity to donate for a child or give to Expanding Opportunities. Add a donation to your order for yourself or give a donation as a gift.