Pink Soapstone - Medium
Our newest imported stone from Kenya is a medium hard soapstone. This soapstone has light to medium pink and mauve shades predominantly with a chance of cream variations throughout making it an interesting stone to carve. A beautiful stone when polished to a high sheen.
Its , a rough measure of the resistance of a smooth surface to scratching or abrasion, expressed in terms of a scale is 3.5.
Any "rust-colored" sediment on the stone is easily removed by washing the stone together with the actual carving process. It is a natural phenomenon of stone quarries.
The African Lion carving is unpolished and shows the variation in pink and mauve shades of this stone.
This medium stone's weight ranges between 10 - 15 lbs. and is approximate.
Please note, the stone in this image has not been finished or polished. The stone you will receive is unfinished and will vary according to your finishing techniques. In addition, the shapes of individual stones, which are cut by hand, may vary. And finally, the colors of the stone you receive with your order may vary from the colors of the sample stone on your screen. The stone pictured is not the stone you will receive.Sculpture House strongly recommends that proper protective equipment be worn at all times when sculpting - Safety First