0GP0|#5c782e1b-f416-4bb8-8099-01d6099fc017;L0|#05c782e1b-f416-4bb8-8099-01d6099fc017|Watershed;GTSet|#373e2367-d428-41f7-8845-779fe6b0af3fThe stone artifacts are hand carved using chasing hammer, point chisel, flat and half moon, flat and round rasp, eye protector and dust masks, saw blades, water amley (sanding) papers for smoothness, gas burner and white cobra polish. The type of stones used are serpentine black, fruit verdite, spring stone, opal, butter, ched, soap stone, e.t.c. Each stone has its own unique colour and they can be displayed indoors as well as outdoors e.g. in the garden. These stones are mostly found in the region around Zimbabwe and Limpopo province. The art of carving stones was started in the 50’s with the Shona tribe, that is why some people call it shona art.ophilaf@yahoo.comN/A​The store specialises in turning natural stones into artifacts such as abstracts, creations, and animals of different sizes and colours.Ground Level, Watershed<img alt="Stone Art" src="/sites/waterfrontcontent/SHOP%20Image%20List/S/Stone%20Art%202main_image595x220.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />+27 82 344 0321Stone ArtGP0|#e01dc74b-0de0-4926-aeeb-eb67718fb81b;L0|#0e01dc74b-0de0-4926-aeeb-eb67718fb81b|Portswood Garage;GTSet|#66350d48-bdbd-451d-ba1b-946c4cbd3b47<img alt="" src="/sites/waterfrontcontent/SHOP%20Image%20List/S/Stone%20Art%201promo_image265x180.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /><img alt="" src="/sites/waterfrontcontent/SHOP%20Image%20List/S/Stone%20Art%204small_image137x111.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /><img alt="" src="/sites/waterfrontcontent/SHOP%20Image%20List/S/Stone%20Art%205small_image137x111.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />082 3440321http://twitter.com/ophilafGP0|#9aa3e2bb-2346-410e-83c6-7568a51df27e;L0|#09aa3e2bb-2346-410e-83c6-7568a51df27e|Speciality, Curios and Gifts;GTSet|#01ea5f03-4e62-4b20-b4f5-e1fbf43cc654N/AV&A Waterfront | Stone ArtThe Stone Art store, situated at the V&A Waterfront, specialises in turning natural stones into artifacts such as abstracts, creations, and animals of different sizes and colours.<img alt="Stone Art" src="/sites/waterfrontcontent/SHOP%20Image%20List/S/stone_maker.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Fanny Ophila<div class="ExternalClass3B3D1D6F8B0D40F8B14BC1E932891D9C">Originally from Zimbabwe grew up in a rural environment where he learnt at an early age how to fend for yourself. He grew up in a community where boys learnt to work very hard and use their hands and energy to produce anything to be converted for resale. Thus he learnt to do art and craft. These stones he uses are thousands years old. In Zimbabwe regions the stone are mainly found in the mountains and mines.</div>1