Soapstone is a relatively soft rock with a soapy feel, hence the name. Soapstone is ideal for carvings that feature intricate designs and patterns, making them especially suitable for making stone jewelry, such as rings and pendants. Below are some of the Soapstone rings and amulets we have in our collection. If interested in any of these pieces, please contact us Toll Free at 1(800)426-2007 to place an order.
Ancient Egyptian soapstone baboon amulet. The baboon was a sacred animal of the Egyptian God, Thoth - God of wisdom; and the mediator between good and evil. Thoth is usually depicted in several forms sometimes taking the form of an Ibis. Ptolemaic.
Carved green soapstone bust of Isis, protective Goddess with sun disc, atop a seated ram. On a base. Ptolemaic. 305-30 BC (6 ½" x 2")
Featuring artifacts available at Sadigh Gallery Ancient Art, Inc. To see more information regarding these artifacts, visit www.sadighgallery.com