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Soap Stone/Green Stone Carving of Tamil Nadu

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Soap Stone/Green Stone Carving of Tamil Nadu

Soapstone figures are extremely popular in Tamil Nadu, and are sold in pilgrimage and tourist centres. The figures are small, usually about half a metre in height. Soapstone is soft and pliable and is cut with a hand-saw and chiselled with simple tools.

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