icon handOver $110.6 million sent to artisans so far!

Similar Items

Product ID: 95113

Handcrafted Soapstone Candle Holders Set 2, "Fig Leaf"

byGulam Rasool: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (181)
A symbol of optimism and of life itself, fig leaves poise on spiral stems. Gulam... more

Coming Back!

This item is available for backorder and will ship within 2 to 8 weeks. Read more

Pre-Order Now!

This item is available for pre-order and will ship within 2 to 8 weeks. Read more

Details

A symbol of optimism and of life itself, fig leaves poise on spiral stems. Gulam Rasool is a master at traditional jali or openwork carving. Working in soapstone, he crafts a beautiful pair of candleholders for the romantic glow of tea lights.

  • 0.27 kgs
  • 0.6 lbs
  • Each: 6 cm H x 8 cm Diam.
  • Each: 2.4" H x 3.2" Diam.

  • Soapstone
  • Natural stone - some variations in color and/or pattern are to be expected
  • For use with tealights only
  • Never leave a burning candle unattended
  • Surface may become warm or hot during use; place on a protected surface
  • Keep away from children and pets
  • Tealights included
  • Made in India.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Indiaicon info
Gift Info
  • Free Gift Wrap? No
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

Customer Reviews

Purchased this? Leave your review.

Artist rating

icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star

Total reviews

181

Verified Reviewer

02/16/2017

"delicate pieces"

icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star

These candle holders are the third item I bought from Gulam Rasool's collection and and it is beautiful quality as always. They are clearly lovingly made with lots of attention to detail. It gives me delight every time I look at them. Thank you Gulam Rasool for your wonderful work!

Purchased Item:

Fig Leaf, Handcrafted Soapstone Candle Holders Set 2

Was This Review Helpful?

icon likeYes (0) No (0)

From London, England (UK)

Verified Reviewer

06/12/2019

"Absolutely gorgeous!"

icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star

These candle holders are so beautifully made, it is a delight to look at them! They are truly lovely. Perfectly delicate and yet strong and robust enough to use with confidene. Thank you Mr Rasool for your amazing art.

Tags By Durdana

candle holder carving stonework ornament gift

Purchased Item:

Fig Leaf, Handcrafted Soapstone Candle Holders Set 2

Was This Review Helpful?

icon likeYes (0) No (0)

Verified Reviewer

11/26/2018

"Impressive delicacy!"

icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star

I love this artists work! I purchased a variety - a dozen+! About 1/2 were Diwali gifts & received with delight. I kept & thoroughly enjoy the rest and am about to shop for some more!

Purchased Item:

Fig Leaf, Handcrafted Soapstone Candle Holders Set 2

Was This Review Helpful?

icon likeYes (0) No (0)

Amy

Verified Reviewer

03/19/2018

"Beautiful"

icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star

I love candlelight and these are beautiful!

Purchased Item:

Fig Leaf, Handcrafted Soapstone Candle Holders Set 2

Was This Review Helpful?

icon likeYes (0) No (0)

Verified Reviewer

09/24/2017

"Love the intricacy of the leag"

icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star

Beautiful piece of art to any room .Its very elegant and can enlighten any space where you light it up.Would definitely recommend.Its a good buy.

Purchased Item:

Fig Leaf, Handcrafted Soapstone Candle Holders Set 2

Was This Review Helpful?

icon likeYes (0) No (0)

From Ballston Spa, NY USA

Verified Reviewer

02/23/2021

"Wonderful craftsmanship!"

icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star

This is an amazing piece with a tiny owl, inside another owl and that owl is inside yet another, and you can see all three. I cherish mine.

Tags By Sherry

statue stone carving fragile beautiful

Was This Review Helpful?

icon likeYes (0) No (0)

Verified Reviewer

02/22/2021

"A wonderful Soft light"

icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star

I now have about 10 pieces made by this artisan and this might be my favorite! I love lighting them and the glow they leave is just magic!

Best Uses

  • A soft glow in the evening, centerpiece for dining

Was This Review Helpful?

icon likeYes (0) No (0)

Verified Reviewer

02/13/2021

"Very very pretty"

icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star

This is even more gorgeous in person. The work is so detailed and well made.

Was This Review Helpful?

icon likeYes (0) No (0)

Verified Reviewer

02/09/2021

"Sopstone owl pair a wise purchase choice :)"

icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star

I love this pair of Sopstone oil burners! Packaging from India was amazing- no way that these little guys were going to break in transit. Natural color variation in each of the owls is awesome (beautiful patterns), and the Jali carving is top-notch. The base of each owl glows with candlelight- just as shown in the photo. Oil basins work perfectly for heating aromatics. The soapstone gets quite hot, so be careful while the owls are in use (be sure to position them on a heat-safe surface while burning). Also, be sure to keep an eye on the volume of fluid remaining in the oil basins if you burn over an extended period of time (if burning essential oils in water, the water can evaporate quickly). Awesome. I love everything about them. Would absolutely purchase a second time and recommend to friends. I own several items by this same artist, and plan on purchasing future works from him as well.

Best Uses

  • Burning essential oils with charm and style

Was This Review Helpful?

icon likeYes (0) No (0)

Verified Reviewer

02/09/2021

"Exactly as advertised"

icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star

What a beautiful, functional incense burner! Im a great fan of aromatics, and have owned a number of incense burners throughout the years. Without fail, these previous models fell short in one or several aspects (stick was held lopsided, catch basin failed to collect all of the ash, etc.). This incense burner does the job perfectly. Theres an ingenious soapstone ledge contained within, which holds the incense stick at just the right angle to catch all of the ash in the bottom of the box as the stick burns. No mess! I love watching the smoke from my sticks waft through the elephants limbs on the carved lid. 5 stars- would absolutely purchase again and recommend to friends. Best stick incense burner Ive owned- and beautiful to boot!

Best Uses

  • Burning incense!! In truth
  • Burning stick incense!!

Purchased Item:

The King's Elephants, Soapstone Elephant Incense Holder Box

Was This Review Helpful?

icon likeYes (0) No (0)

Verified Reviewer

01/21/2021

"superb carving skill!"

icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star

This sculpture was exactly as depicted in your catalog. Flawless craftsmanship!! This item is fragile, but the packaging used for the international shipment was carefully designed and the piece arrived in perfect condition.

Was This Review Helpful?

icon likeYes (0) No (0)

Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Close to his eightieth birthday, Gulam continues the art he learned from his elders. His father was an marble carver and jali artisan honored with the state award for excellence. Gulam has been honored with the same distinction. He still works alongside his son and other artisans to whom he has taught this craft, and treasures the role he plays in continuing this important Indian artistic tradition.

Gulam Rasool has received 4 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $400 and the most recent for $1800.

Nearing his eighth decade, master stone sculptor Gulam Rasool continues to provide for his family, especially his grandchildren.

This artist is an elder master and continues to actively practice their craft.

Gulam is proud to be able to help provide for his grandchildren's education.

 
icon up
BACK TO TOP

Your NOVICA Packages are Safe and Secure!

NOVICA's response to COVID 19

Every NOVICA item comes with our universal guarantee

Certified clean packing environment

Quality tested and verified by our region teams

Fair trade and 100% happiness guaranteed