Vintage Hand Carved Soap Stone Vase measures approx. 4 3/4" tall and 3 3/4" at the base. Detailed floral pattern around vase. Light green in color. Soap Stone has been used as a medium for carvings for thousands of years. It was first used in Egypt, China, India, Iran, and in parts of the Americas. It is also called Soft Stone or Green Stone, Soap Stone comes in many colors and variations and is used all over the world. It is not as hard as Jade but produces more details than Jade. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions. Thank you for shopping. Layaway Available.