The Soapstone bookends are hand made from natural stones from Kisii in Western Kenya by expert carvers who are keen on details and come in a variety of colors. The carvings are checked for quality standard from raw material until they are finished products. Mohazo support the work of these experts by observing fair trade practices. The soapstone bookend will: Add an African taste in your bookshelf. Very good when books serve more as decoration than actual reading material. Ensure your books are stored neatly in an upright position so as to protect their spine and pages, hence lengthens their life. They are cleaned using a dry piece of cloth which enhances their glossy shine.