Each holder is made hand-cast, polished, then finished with a weathered look. The stone turtle reflects the illumination of a candle set atop the intricate surface, warmth and welcome will compliment any space. Each is made of these fine pieces are made to last and be used for years to come. This turtle is about 3 inches.
Soapstone (also known as Steatite) is a metamorphic rock that consists primarily of talc. Depending on the quarry from which it is sourced, it also contains varying amounts of other minerals such as micas, chlorite, amphiboles, quartz, magnesite and carbonates. It is a relatively soft, very dense, highly heat-resistant material.