Kenyan Soapstone, also known as Kisii stone, is among the most beautiful in the world. Mined by hand from surface mines large stones are pulled by a team of workers, cleaved into smaller pieces and worked into stunning art and functional objects. This sculpture depicts a stylized family. The soapstone is dyed black after it has been carved and polished. Dimensions: 8 inches tall by 4 inches wide and 3 inches in diameter.