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Artisan Crafted Jali Soapstone Jewelry Box, "Elephant Procession"

Indian elephants parade through a leafy forest. Gulam Rasool depicts them in a... more

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Indian elephants parade through a leafy forest. Gulam Rasool depicts them in a regal jewelry box. A master at traditional jali or openwork carving, he works in natural soapstone.

  • 0.71 kgs
  • 1.6 lbs
  • 7.5 cm H x 13 cm Diam.
  • 3" H x 5" Diam.

  • Soapstone
  • Natural stone - some variations in color and/or pattern are to be expected
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Made in India.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in India
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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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01/15/2018

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"Very nice piece."

Beautiful carving and material.

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11/03/2018

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"Very nice"

Very nice carved box. I paid for quick shipping and it got here in two days.

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11/20/2018

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"What a beautiful box!"

Carved elephants going around a round box! What more could I ask? The carving is skillfully done and the box and lid are sturdy. It's absolutely gorgeous! It was well packed and quickly shipped and got to me faster than I expected.

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12/02/2018

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"Handcrafted Box"

Beautiful Carving

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A lovely handcarved box
Best Uses
  • jewelry / keepsakes

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

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12/02/2018

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"Beautiful! "

This will be a wedding gift and I can hardly wait to present it. It is lovelier than the photo.

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04/04/2019

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"Exquisitely Beautiful"

This piece is beautifully crafted. The carved design is so intricate and every design component is perfectly rendered. It is a thing of beauty.

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07/08/2019

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"This will be a most welcome Christmas gift"

I ordered this for next Christmas for an elephant loving friend, and from the ratings of this artist for others, have every confidence that it will become a treasured item in their home. I have never been disappointed with anything I ordered from a Novica seller, and now have many things I don't need, but love! This at least is a useful item, and it is so beautifully gift-wrapped that I didn't want to open it just to write a review, when I was convinced that was unnecessary!

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  • Rings, earrings, jewelry, ticket stubs from special events, small scraps of cloth from formerly lovely and beloved garments!

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Unexpectedly large and beautifully carved
 
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