Shona stone sculpture is the pre-eminent form of contemporary African sculpture. Unique to Zimbabwe and highly sought after by collectors and art lovers worldwide, the art form has won International critical acclaim.
Shona stone sculpture though firmly contemporary, draws inspiration from Zimbabwe’s ancient cultural heritage.
Today, the Shona sculptors working in Zimbabwe are widely recognized as being amongst the best and most innovative stone sculptors in the world.
The artists work in various stones, including Rapoko, Springstone, Serpentine, Opal stone, Lepidolite, Leopard rock, Butter jade and Verdite, to create stunning contemporary African sculpture.
The featured Shona sculpture represents only a small selection of our current stock of African stone sculpture.
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