The Kisii Stone from Kenya

The Kisii stone fields are located in Nyanza Province, western Kenya. It is also called soapstone although it contains very little talc. It is mainly composed of kaolinite, sericite and pyrophyllite. In its raw state, the Kisii stone is cream-colored with variations of red, yellow or grey. It is soft, dense, fine-grained.  When polished with [...]

Reshape Bolgatanga baskets

Reshape your Bolgatanga baskets ? Nothing easier! You need a 53°F river, A Northern guy and obviously a misshaped basket. Immerse (1-2 min), reshape and let it dry in the sun or in a warm place.