This Steatite (also called Soapstone) elephant is hand carved and is around 8cm x 8cm in size Steatite mineral is also known as Soapstone. The soft beautiful colors includes shades of green, white, grey and brown. Soapstone is a combination of mineral deposits of Talc, Chlorite, Dolomite and Magnetite. This mineral provides for both movement and widening of ones horizon and assisting one in "changing with the tides". It can be used to stabilize atmospheric electricity, eliminating interference and amplifying the sending and receiving of messages both from this plane and the outer areas. Soapstone emits a calming energy, stimulating one to release old routines for new loving environments.