Shona (Zimbabwe) Stone Sculptures: Abstract Apeture

Abstract Apeture by N. Kadupa Stone Type: Serpentine Stone Weight: 7LBS (L:8in H:10in)
Serpentine Stone is the name given to a group of stones containing hydrous magnesium iron phyllosilicate minerals. They may also contain small amounts of chromium, manganese, cobalt or nickel. It’s name is said to come from the greenish coloring of serpents