Christ The Redeemer statue located in Rio De Janeiro standing 130 feet tall and weighing 700 tons making it one of the largest art deco statues in the world and one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. So what is this amazing statue made of? Chris The Redeemer is made of reinforced concrete and soapstone. Now why soapstone? Well Albert Caquot the designer decided on soapstone for the outer layer of the statue for its enduring qualities.