This is another nice piece of black pipestone or steatite! It measures app. 6-1/2" long x 5-1/2" tall and it is 2-1/8" thick. This is a type of stone where the finished product will turn nice and black after beeswax is applied to it.
This is a nice sized piece of stone and you'll be able to get large ceremonial pipes out of it as well as smaller personal pipes with some of the cutoffs.
This type of stone has been carved into pipes by Native Americans for literally 1000's of years. It holds up exceptionally well to intense heat. Steatite carves the best using a furrier's rasp and/or other wood carving files.
This type of stone will be very nice to work with. There are not any pyrites or hard little areas in this stone.
If you have a specific size piece of steatite in mind and you don't see it on this page, you can also Contact Us and we will gladly see if we have something on hand (or something we can cut for you) that will work.
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