"OURO PRETO : SOAPSTONE" Brazil Shopping Tip by swesn

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  Soapstone art works
by swesn
 
 

There is a soapstone quarry not far from Ouro Preto and provides lots of material for the souvenir markets and carving imitations of the works of Ajeijandinho.

The Largo do Coimbra, near the Igreja de Sao Francisco has a very good selection of soapstone art.

Theme: Local Craft

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  • Written Jun 15, 2003
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