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Wise Owl Soapstone Bookends

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  • These wise owl bookends are hand-carved from soapstone by Gusii artisans in western Kenya. Known as one of the softest minerals, soapstone provides talented artisans an opportunity to create unique treasures so they may earn an income. Style these bookends to call attention to a treasured collection of books, magazines, or cookbooks.

  • Why you'll love it: These hand-carved bookends were made by talented African artisans who craft products for export work from the comfort of their own homes. Your support ensures their access to sustainable employment so they may support their families and uplift their communities.

  • Materials: Soapstone

  • Dimensions: 7"H x 3"L x 3"W, per side

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Fair trade products are primarily handcrafted and made from natural, sustainable, and recycled materials, therefore slight imperfections and color variations may occur.

Shipping Details

We ship only within the United States. When you place an order, we will estimate shipping and delivery dates for you based on the availability of your items and the shipping options you choose. Orders are processed and shipped within 24 hours. Please note that we do not ship on Saturdays, Sundays, or holidays that are nationally observed. Orders are shipped via UPS or through the U.S. Postal Service to home addresses, business addresses, and P.O. Boxes.

Fair Wage

Artisans are paid a fair wage for their work breaking the cycle of poverty and working towards brighter futures.


Products are created using only materials that are natural, local, or sustainable.

Socially Conscious

Promotion of gender equality, equal pay for equal work. and free from discrimination, forced labor, and child labor.


Artisans preserve culture by handcrafting pieces with traditional art forms passed down for generations.