Dimensions: H:11.0" W:3.9" L:2.8" Weight: 6.6 lbs.
Shona Stone Warrior Figures - This stunning and unique stone sculpture is hand carved from a beautiful piece of serpentine stone mined locally in Zimbabwe. Zimbabwean artists are well-known for their stone carvings and are among the most skilled carvers in the world. For nearly a thousand years, the Shona have been hand sculpting stone into works of art. Although the craft is ancient, the style has evolved over time, and the sculptures created today are both beautiful and elegant. The contemporary yet timeless shape of these sculptures adds opulence to the home and complements any decor.
About the Tribe
About the StoneSerpentine Stone - Although this stone can be found all over the world, large deposits of it can be found in Zimbabwe. Serpentine comes in a wide range of colors and hardness, making it an extremely adaptable material. It can range from black, brown, greegreen, even orange or yellow in some cases. Often harder Black Iron Serpentine is used due to iron concentrations present in it. It has a stunning black lustre finish that looks like black opal and is highly sought after for its exquisite finish, durability, and hardness.