How to prepare Aleppo Soap for carving?


aleppo soap

Aleppo soap is made with 100% natural ingredients. This contains a lot of glycerin, so it is hard to break.

However, it is too hard to carve in it. Fortunately, it is possible to make it suitable for carving. I will show, how to do it. I have even carved a beautiful carving and I have made a tutorial for it.

What you will need

  • Aleppo soap
  • Food container
  • Jar lid
  • Water spray bottle

Soap info

Aleppo soap

aleppo soap
  • Available
  • Soap type originating from Aleppo, Syria
  • Olive color
  • Olive oil scented
  • Weight: about 190-200 g (6.7-7.05 oz)

Instruction video


1. Lay a jar lid and a soap bar into the container.
step 1
2. Pour water into the container.
step 2
3. Mist the soap bar with water from a spray bottle.
step 3
4. Seal your container tightly.
step 4
5. Wait for 2 weeks and during so, mist the soap with water every few days...
step 5
6. Wipe off excess water with a cloth. Aleppo soap is ready for carving!
step 6