Soapstone Dresser Trays
These lovely soapstone dishes can be so handy on dresser top or by the sink to hold rings, jewelry and other small items. The uniqueness of each is from the natural coloring of the rock.
- Rectangle dish is about 6" X 3"
- Triangle dish is about 2.5" on a side.
Handmade of soapstone (also known as steatite or soaprock), a talc-schist that is a type of metamorphic rock composed largely of the magnesium-rich mineral talc. Known as ‘kisii,’ this soapstone is found in Kenya's fertile western Tabaka hills, one of the most densely populated areas of the country. Here, income from kisii soapstone carving helps ensure that families have shelter over their heads and hope for the future. This product is fair traded.