A mortar and pestle made from soapstone. Soapstone is a natural stone like marble and granite and is composed of talc which is harmless and non-toxic. Soapstone for this product is mined from Rajasthan and Central India and has color ranging from rich green and deep purple to brown, yellow, and black.
This mortar and pestle is carved from soapstone, etched with leaf design and polished to a smooth finish on the exterior. Mortar measures 3 1/4" in height and 4" in diameter. Pestle measures 4" in length and 11/2" in diameter. Hand wash only. This is a handcrafted item and is made from natural stone, so the product may arrive in a range of shades like brown, beige and gray.
This product is made by artisans in New Delhi, India.