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

byGulam Rasool: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (152)
Two dolphins dance and chatter in this charming design. Expertly hand-carved by... more

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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
  • Made in India.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Indiaicon info
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Reviews by Customers

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Total reviews

152

Verified Reviewer

09/22/2017

"Lovely, Ocean-themed bookends"

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

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Bookends

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Dancing Dolphins, Hand Carved Soapstone Dolphin Bookends (Pair)

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07/15/2020

"Mirthful sculpture!"

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This is a great sculpture! Nice quality with good detail and nice polished finish. Heirloom quality. Mr. Rasool has created a great sculpture with skill! Very happy with this purchase !!!~***~!!!~***~!!!

Best Uses

  • Living room display

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Verified Reviewer

07/02/2020

"Beautifully carved"

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This artist and staff are masters of their craft. I gave one as a gift, but had to have one for myself. This piece reminds me of the strength of elephant families and how precious they are.

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  • Lovely offerings, small treasures

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Verified Reviewer

06/25/2020

"Beautiful addition"

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Craftsmanship is of very good quality.Was packed really well

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06/15/2020

"quite simply; the most beautiful sculpture!!"

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Calming, serene and with the whisper of a smile, exquisite work. It was also very well packed, every detail thought of. I am so grateful to the artist for his work!

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Verified Reviewer

06/03/2020

"Got this for prayer room. Absolutely love it"

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This is very nice piece of art work. although the color was bit darker shade then the picture. I wouldve liked it to be little lighter shade. But over all good item.

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

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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