Introducing our stunning and ethically handcrafted free-standing soapstone Christmas trees, the perfect addition to your holiday decor. These beautiful decorations are not only visually striking but also carry a deeper story of empowerment and community impact.
In the vibrant region of Kisii, Kenya, known for its rich soapstone and master carvers, a small group of talented artisans meticulously hand-carve and paint each of these unique Christmas trees. The result is a truly one-of-a-kind piece that will captivate and spark conversation.
- Large Green: Standing at 14cm high and 2.5cm wide
- Medium Purple: With a height of 11cm and a width of 2cm
How your purchase can make a difference
But it’s not just their beauty that sets these soapstone Christmas tree decorations apart; it’s the transformative impact they make on the lives of the artisans who create them. The Tabaka Chigware Youths Self-Help Group, a community of young artisans established in 1996, is responsible for crafting these remarkable soapstone ornaments. Comprising 40 talented individuals, both young women and men, this group has taken a stand to improve their families’ and communities’ livelihoods.
By purchasing these Christmas trees, you are directly supporting the Tabaka Chigware Youths as they strive for a brighter future. The soapstone used in these decorations is meticulously extracted from the earth, giving each piece a rich and natural connection to the land. Through their craftsmanship, the artisans contribute to initiatives such as improved housing, clean water access, medical facilities, and better education for their children.
Celebrate the holiday season with a meaningful display of artistry and social impact. With our ethically made Christmas trees, you can bring joy to your home while creating positive change in the lives of the artisans in Kisii, Kenya. Join us on this fair-trade journey and make a difference with every purchase.