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SKU: KITCA04
USD 19.23
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480 in stock
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  • Unit size: 1 1/2" to 3"
  • Origin: Brazil
  • Sold by: Kit
  • Stone type: Soapstone

Description

Soapstone Carving Kit- Dog Stonebridge Imports designed the perfect soapstone carving kit for beginners! This kit includes natural soapstone block, steel rasp carving tool and 4 grit sanding papers: 100, 360, 600, and 2000. This kit will provide people who have little to no experience with soapstone carving instructions to make each piece as unique as you are. *Natural hand carved Brazilian Soapstone blocks range in hardness and colour from lightgreen-to-blue to brown. Soapstoneis a form of talc called steatite that has been used for thousands of years by many for the beauty of the stone and unique natural properties. Native Americans in both east and west coast travelled long miles in canoes from the mainland to obtain the soft stone, the name it’s derived from its “soapy” feel and softness. It has been used as early as Late Archaic Period (3,000 to 5,000 years ago) for cooking slabs, smoking pipes and ornaments. Soapstone has natural properties of heat conduction and retention and can resist temperatures of 1000°C.