Inukshuk Dish Soapstone by Josie Oquituk

$595.00

Inukshuk Dish Soapstone by Josie Oquituk
Certified by the Government of Canada.
Dimensions (inches) : 3.25″ x 2.25″ x 6″
Handmade by a Canadian Inuk Artist, Josie Oquituk

Soapstone is a soft, easily carved, metamoephic rock that is a granular from mineral talc. The natural colors range from gray to green. It has a soap like feel and resists heat and acids. The Inuit community of sanikiluaq, Nunavut in Southern Hudson bay have been creating quality carvings for 30 years. The same techniques that they use today has been passed down from generation to generation, so each piece is unique and masterfully sculptured by Inuk artists.

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Inukshuk Dish Soapstone by Josie Oquituk
Certified by the Government of Canada.
Dimensions (inches) : 3.25″ x 2.25″ x 6″
Handmade by a Canadian Inuk Artist, Josie Oquituk

Soapstone is a soft, easily carved, metamoephic rock that is a granular from mineral talc. The natural colors range from gray to green. It has a soap like feel and resists heat and acids. The Inuit community of sanikiluaq, Nunavut in Southern Hudson bay have been creating quality carvings for 30 years. The same techniques that they use today has been passed down from generation to generation, so each piece is unique and masterfully sculptured by Inuk artists.

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