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Soapstone candleholder, 'Light the World' - Handcrafted Soapstone Leaf and Tree Candle Holder

Product ID: 129722

Handcrafted Soapstone Leaf and Tree Candle Holder, "Light the World"

byGulam Rasool: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (187)
Covering a globe with fertile promise, lavish leaves bring their beauty to this... more

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Covering a globe with fertile promise, lavish leaves bring their beauty to this design. Gulam Rasool is a master at traditional jali or openwork carving. Working in soapstone, he crafts a beautiful candleholder for the romantic glow of a tea light.

  • 0.72 kgs
  • 1.6 lbs
  • 15 cm H x 11 cm W x 11 cm D
  • 6" H x 4.3" W x 4.3" D

  • Soapstone
  • Candle(s) not included
  • Natural stone - some variations in color and/or pattern are to be expected
  • Made in India.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Indiaicon info
Gift Info
  • Free Gift Wrap? No
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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187

Ksenia

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05/28/2017

"Beautiful"

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Simply Beautiful. Magical. Well made. I give 5 stars.

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  • This was a gift for: Friend
  • Occasion: birthday

Roshni

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12/28/2017

"Let there be light, and shadows"

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Beautiful piece!

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Ann

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08/03/2017

"A cherished possession!"

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This just arrived and I am so pleased. It is so beautiful. The picture did not do it justice. It is already one of my cherished possessions!

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Linda

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07/20/2021

"Beautiful Design"

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This is truly a work of art.

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Carla

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07/13/2021

"Beautiful!"

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I bought this as a Christmas gift for my daughter who love spheres and candles. Perfect for her! She has it on her fireplace mantel.

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Daughter
  • Occasion: Christmas

John

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02/22/2021

"A wonderful Soft light"

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I now have about 10 pieces made by this artisan and this might be my favorite! I love lighting them and the glow they leave is just magic!

Best Uses

  • A soft glow in the evening, centerpiece for dining

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Mikayla

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07/18/2021

"Sturdy and elegant"

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I m so pleased with this carved box. The lead design is elegant and the box has a pleasing heft.

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Vivian

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07/14/2021

"Beautiful piece to add to my room!"

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Well worth the wait for this beautifully crafted jewelry box. Looks beautiful on the dresser in my daughters room. Highly recommend this vendor,.

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Silla

From Australia

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06/02/2021

"Stunning and Unique"

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Absolutely stunning. Gulams mother elephant is an amazing artwork, gorgeous to look at, display, hold. When I first unwrapped it, I was in awe of its beauty. It gives me great pleasure to see it on my mantle every day and everybody that sees it loves it. I have loved each piece I have purchased from Gulam. I highly recommended Gulam as an amazing, unique artist and craftsman

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elephant cultural sculpture

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  • home decor

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Dan

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05/31/2021

"Beautiful Piece."

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Very well made. Looks beautful with a tea light candle illuminating our book shelf.

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Sherry

From Ballston Spa, NY USA

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02/23/2021

"Wonderful craftsmanship!"

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This is an amazing piece with a tiny owl, inside another owl and that owl is inside yet another, and you can see all three. I cherish mine.

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statue stone carving fragile beautiful

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JEREMY

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02/13/2021

"Very very pretty"

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This is even more gorgeous in person. The work is so detailed and well made.

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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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