Palewa Stone Incense Plate, India

$15.00
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Stylish and sleek, this fair trade palewa stone incense plate is sustainably handmade by artisans in India. Holds up to five sticks of incense.  Centuries ago, skilled stone workers were brought to Agra under Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan to build the Taj Mahal. Today their descendants remain in the region, using the same tools and methods to achieve intricate soapstone carvings and inlay for beautiful sculptures and decorative pieces.

Artisans work with Tara Projects, an organization that ensures their health and safety, that they receive fair prices for their art and that emphasizes the importance of education for their children.

  • Gray and black palewa stone
  • Includes two pieces (plate and orb)
  • Plate measures 4Dx1H inches, orb measures 1.25D inches
  • Orb has 1 small hole to hold an incense stick on one side and 5 small holes to hold up to 5 incense sticks on the other side
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