"Elephant Figure" Shona Sculpture in Lepidolite, from the Chitungwiza Art Centre, Zimbabwe


This Shona Sculpture is an elephant carved in Lepidolite. This small, but highly detailed piece is a beautiful, standing, and highly ornamental sculpture from the Chitungwiza Art Centre in Zimbabwe. 

17 Pieces are available. Be advised when purchasing that small variations in size and colour may be apparent. These piece were selected to be uniform, and we guarantee that the quality of each is superb.

The uniquely crafted elephant is made from Lepidolite and has a graceful, natural purple and lavender hued texture, polished to gleaming perfection.

Height: 5.4- 5.9 cm / 2.12 - 2.32 in

Length: 8.1- 10.5 cm / 3.18 - 4.13 in

Weight: 0.105 - 0.177 kg / 0.23 - 0.39 lbs

Lepidolite is a calming stone. It is a type of mica, not to be confused with amethyst. 

The Chitungwiza Art Centre is Zimbabwe’s largest arts cooperative, with numerous prolific sculptors and artists that Nharo visits often.

Nharo started traveling to Zimbabwe in late 2002 and has been traveling back and forth ever since, doing business with various art cooperatives and individuals. We work to bring beautiful, original pieces to the North American market.

We are located in Toronto's west end at 124 Portland St, Etobicoke.

You may visit the warehouse by appointment only during our hours of 10am-6pm Monday to Friday.

Any questions, comments, or concerns you may have feel free to reach us at info@nharo.com or by filling out the form below 

Call us at: (647) 686 4130

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