Square Soapstone Chess Set (St. Thomas Aquinas)
This stunning chess set handmade by Kenyan artisans is the dream of every chess lover. This must-have item will give a touch of class in your room. Hand-carved from soapstone, this chess set has a attractive smooth finish. The board is square and each figurine is carefully carved with a Kenyan flare. (Also available with a round board).
Profits from the sale of this product are put toward health services, business education, and other benefits for artisans and their families.
Product Length (Inches): 14
Product Width (Inches): 14
Product Height (Inches): 0.25
St. Thomas Aquinas College endeavors to be a vibrant, inclusive learning community that is the top choice for students who seek a leading-edge, transformative education rooted in the liberal arts….
Kisii, a city in Western Kenya, is surrounded by soapstone quarries and is well known for both the quality of its soapstone and the skill of the carvers. Nyamarambe, a small village near Kisii, is the home of the 150-member Nyabigena Soapstone Carvers Cooperative. This cooperative is a member of the World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO), committed to the highest level of ethical production and human rights…