This purple stone box has been hand carved in Palewa soapstone and is decorated with a heart design inlay. Palewa is a common Indian soapstone which has been used for carving for centuries. The high talc content of soapstones such as this make it relatively soft and ideal for carving. Hand crafted by skilled artisans working with Tara Projects, one of our fair trade partners in India.
Enterprising artisans in Northern India access fair trade markets for their unique and beautifully crafted products through Tara Projects. These artisans use intergenerational skills, or are trained in new skills to create a bright sustainable future for themselves, focusing on protection of the environment and healthy and safe working spaces.Read more
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