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Hand Carved Soapstone Dolphin Bookends (Pair), "Dancing Dolphins"

Product ID: 216404

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Two dolphins dance and chatter in this charming design. Expertly hand-carved by Gulam Rasool, the bookends showcase natural soapstone's innate beauty.

  • 2.96 kgs
  • 6.5 lbs
  • Each: 15.5 cm H x 12 cm W x 7.5 cm D
  • Each: 6" H x 4.7" W x 3" D

  • Soapstone
  • Natural stone - some variations in color and/or pattern are to be expected
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Free Gift Wrap? No
  • Premium Gift Wrap? No
  • Made in India.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in India
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You can find soapstone bookends 'Dancing Dolphins' (pair) by Gulam Rasool in decor accessories categories such as Animal Themed Bookends, Beach Cottage Bookends, Tropical Decor Bookends and Soapstone Bookends. Enjoy exploring these sections for other Novica treasures.

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Close to his eightieth birthday, Gulam continues the art he learned from his elders. His father was an marble carver and jali artisan honored with the state award for excellence. Gulam has been honored with the same distinction. He still works alongside his son and other artisans to whom he has taught this craft, and treasures the role he plays in continuing this important Indian artistic tradition.

Gulam Rasool has received 4 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $400 and the most recent for $1800.

Nearing his eighth decade, master stone sculptor Gulam Rasool continues to provide for his family, especially his grandchildren.

This artist is an elder master and continues to actively practice their craft.

Gulam is proud to be able to help provide for his grandchildren's education.

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"Lovely, Ocean-themed bookends"

These bookends are artfully crafted, beautiful to look at, and are very functional.

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