GreaterGood has given more than $35 million to non-profit charities around the world since 1999. Learn more.
Skip navigation
Every Purchase Funds Food and Care for Rescued Animals.
Skip navigation
Free Ship For 29 US Orders Code SHIPFREE and 55 Intl Orders Code FREEINTL

Soapstone sculpture, 'Mother Owl'

Item # 37923
In Stock

Roll over image to zoom in

Expressed in polished soapstone, sleek feathers and wide eyes show the material's fascinating grain. Gulam Rasool sculpts a wise and patient owl, monarch of the night. He works in the traditional jali or cutout technique, carving a tiny owlet inside the mother bird. Made in India.

  • Natural stone - slight variations are to be expected
  • 3.2" W x 4.9" H x 2.8" D
  • Weight: 0.9 lb
  • Soapstone
  • Offered in partnership with NOVICA, in association with National Geographic.

Ships directly from our partner office in India. Please allow 2 to 5 weeks for delivery. This item is not available for express shipping and cannot be delivered to PO Boxes or APO/FPO.

This item ships from a third party and may be excluded from certain promotions. Please see the Current Promotions page for details.

People buying this item also bought:

Warm & Fuzzy Ceramic Travel Mug

From $14.96
On Sale!

Paws Galore Twill Scarf

From $11.21
On Sale!

Tie Dye Spirit Top

From $20.00
Special Value!

Painted Paws Apron

From $11.21
On Sale!

Festival Cats Apron

From $11.21
On Sale!

SuperCozy™ Paw Print Bathrobe

From $29.96
On Sale!

Paws Galore Cookie Baking Set

From $7.46
On Sale!

Cosmic Butterfly Sleeveless Tunic

From $20.00
Special Value!

Paws Galore™ Hairbands - Set of 6

From $3.00
Special Value!

Delighted Cat Soup Bowl

From $5.96
On Sale!

Biodegradable Pet Bag Refills

From $6.71
On Sale!

Paws Galore™ Watch

From $16.99
On Sale!

Crazy Cat Lady Grande Mug

From $9.71
On Sale!

Tie-Dye & Lace Sleeveless Tunic

From $27.99
On Sale!

Paws & Hearts Silicone Trivet

From $5.00
Special Value!

Purple Paw & Rhinestones Hooded Top

From $26.00
Special Value!

Midnight Bling Paw Wallet

$19.95
One of our favorites!

Paws Galore™ Convertible Bag

From $32.99
On Sale!

Purple Paw Sport Shoes

From $29.96
On Sale!

Wise in Love Owl Keychain

From $4.00
Special Value!

Chevron Paw Lightweight Hooded Sweatshirt

From $26.00
Special Value!

Artisan: Gulam Rasool

Artisan Gulam Rasool

"I belong to a family who has a long relationship with the art of sculpting marble. I became interested in this rich work and started helping my father in his work. My father was an expert in marble sculpting and jali (openwork). He was honored with the State Award for Excellence in marble sculpting in 1979. I learned a lot from him and chose to follow his path.

"After working with my father for a long time, I ventured out on my own. I experimented with different designs and gave a new dimension to the traditional styles. At that time, there were very few tourists coming to India and all we got from a hard day's work were a few bucks from selling souvenir items made of soapstone. Over the years, however, things have changed as far as our work's popularity is concerned. More and more tourists come to India to learn about our exquisite art. And this has helped artisans a lot.

"After years of hard work, I was honored with a state award for excellence in marble handicrafts. Today, I am proud to mention that I have earned a name for myself in the art of jali work. The opportunity to work with Novica is unique and I am delighted to be associated with them. Now I can show my work to the world."

More items from Gulam Rasool: View all ▸

Popular Now: