Exuding peace and serenity is this intricately hand-carved tea light holder in tactile black soapstone. Of reassuring and substantial weight, this decorative piece is simultaneously delicate. The carving is so detailed it is as if you can feel the folds in the cloth of his garment. The supplier is a buying agent based in Delhi and the USA, and sources handmade products from local artisans in India. Eight people work in the office there and receive statutory wages, plus wage rises twice a year and a health insurance card. Within their local community the company fund school equipment for seven hundred children and provide ten cash prizes awarded for the ten best achieving students, once a year on India Day. Their generosity and philanthropy shone through recently when a terrible earthquake struck in Nepal. They were first in line providing much needed practical help by sending food and solar cookers, so that people could cook food and sterilise water. The supplier says "We are blessed to have such a team that runs the company in a 100% professional way, we hope and dream we can continue with honesty and integrity”. Makes a beautiful gift or lovely calming addition to your home.
Why we love this product!
- Hand carved
- Reassuringly substantial for a tea light holder
- Delicately tactile
- A calming influence
Dimensions: W:8cm D:10cm H:10cm