This is an extremely nice piece of black pipestone or steatite! (Also called soapstone by some people) It measures app. 7-1/2" long. It is app 5" tall and it is app 1-3/4" thick.
This is a type of stone where the finished product will turn nice and black after beeswax is applied to it.
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 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.
Shipping for this item to anywhere in the continental U.S. is $14.00 and if you purchase more than one piece of stone from us, the price of shipping remains the same, as long as all of the items can fit in one of the USPS flat rate boxes.
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