$110.00 - $115.00
Valquiria and Miltinho Lopes Silva
Hailing from the city of Ouro Preto, Brazil, Valquiria and Miltinho Lopes Silva both came from families involved in soapstone mining. The couple started their own company making soapstone cookware, and today they employ 20 artisans, all of whom grew up with soapstone and currently earn the same salaries as the founders. In addition, Valquiria and Miltinho are commited to teaching younger generations their skills.