• Carp Soapstone Box

    Soapstone is a soft rock that is capable of being carved and etched to great deal without fracturing.

    A Symbol of both aesthetics and talent, by Vietnamese workers. Mined from the mountains of Quang Ninh, these soapstone products were designed, carved, buffed, and painted to produce a complete masterpiece. Each of these products consist of a variety of colors and shades, lines and curves, shapes and sizes which are handled with care by many different artisans. Every product takes hours to finish and ultimately become finally become one of a kind pieces. Therefore, soapstone products are truly a one of-a-kind character of Vietnam you cannot find anywhere else.

    This soapstone box is of a variety called “painted” meaning the majority (background) is painted. The design is a carp fish, which is very common is Vietnam and is eaten quite often. The fish is 3D, thus protruding out of the box to give it a lifelike design and feel. The box is completed with a hinge that allows it to be used with ease.

    Though it is rock, the soapstone is  fragile and will break if it is dropped. It will be shipped to you in a box surrounded by bubble-wrap to ensure its safety.

    This box measures 10cm x 10cm x 3.5cm


    Weight 2 lbs
    Dimensions 6 x 6 x 3 in


    Soapstone Size (cm)

    10 x 10 x 3.5


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