The majority of stones used in Zimbabwean sculpture are locally sourced and belong to the geological family of Serpentine. Thesculptors prefer the hardest varieties of serpentine such as springstone, fruit serpentine and leopard rock. These dense stones have extremely fine grains and uniform structure, making them ideal raw materials for sculpting.. Opal stone' (a very soft pale green serpentine) and comes from Chiweshe, north of Harare Iis also commonly used in Zimbabwe
National Handicraft Developing & Marketing Centre
The National Handicraft Center is a government owned company which collect crafts from all over...