Stone Sculpture Exhibition Limited (SSEL) are curators of African stone sculptures.
SSEL has one product line, stone sculptures, however come in different figurines from different stones.
The stone sculptures come in different forms depicting mainly:
Southern Africa has a mineral-
Most of the sculptures are carved from the following stones:
It is also called Butter Jade, or African Jade, and is over 2500 million years old, and is between 6 and 7 on Mohs hardness scale. Most pieces have micro-
This is a hard stone with metallic properties identical to those of iron and nickel in outlook. It has a 5-
A stone with strangely varied pigment: presence of iron gives it a black/brown colour, can be grey, colourless or white. Hardness between 3.5 and 4.
Can display an immaculate green rich shade, and is a very tough stone. It is usually used in fine art, such as giraffes, rhinoceros, and elephants.
Layers of sediments off marine creatures formed over a long period.
Has leopard spots (yellow and black), with a stunning outlook.
Has a rare colour of dark or light purple
Abundantly available in South Africa, with varied shades of black/brown, green, or orange. It is of varied hardness from 1.2 to 6.5. Durable sculptures can only be from durable stone, hence the hard variety is the one usually used by sculptors. Black Iron Serpentine is quite hard and dark in colour, which gives a stunning sculpture-
Has one stratus on top of the other in varied nature, outlook and veins. It is hard: 4-
Also of a serpentine nature, very hard with a fine texture. Has a seemingly read outlook. It gives an excellent polish to the sculpture
It is a greenish serpentine, and is 5.0-
Kind of delicate as it marks easily.
A harder version of opal stone, with deeper colouration
The big five game animals are the lion, leopard, rhinoceros (both black and white species), elephant, and Cape buffalo. The term "big five game" (usually capitalized or quoted as "Big Five") was coined by big-
Here at Stone Sculptures Limited we supply genuine and unique African art ideal for your gardens, lounges, kitchens, bedrooms, offices, foyers, receptions, bathrooms or for making a statement in your prime location.
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