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Soapstone Big-Eared Red Elephant - Dark Blue

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18 Reviews

These adorable elephants are hand-carved out of stone by a fair trade women's cooperative in Kenya called Tabaha. This cooperative was established to eradicate suffering in the Kisi area of Kenya. Soapstone gives an incredible smooth and heavy feel when you hold it. Every sculpture is handcrafted so no two are exactly alike. This figurine is decorative but can also act as a paper weight. A great office gift.

Measurements: 2" - 3 1/2"

*Due to the artisanal nature of this product, color and size may vary.

THE STORY BEHIND THE PRODUCT

Artisan Organization: Mr. Ellie Pooh

Country: Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is home to about a tenth of Asia’s dwindling wild elephant population. But because their grazing interferes with agriculture, the animals are being rapidly killed off. Conservationists urge that if they are to co-exist with humans, elephants must become a sustainable economic resource.

The solution: elephant poo. Since an elephant’s diet is purely vegetarian, its waste is basically raw cellulose, able to be cleaned and processed into a fine, acid-free paper. Mr. Ellie Pooh uses the money made through the sale of their paper products to compensate farmers for crop damage, thus raising the farmers’ tolerance of their tusked cohabitants.

Mr. Ellie Pooh’s papers are (obviously) organic and handmade with 100% recycled “content.” Compared to conventional paper, recycled paper production conserves energy and emits fewer greenhouse gases while preventing forest destruction.

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Reviewed by Randy M.
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I recommend this product
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Blue Soapstone Elephant

He is just the cutest little guy ever!

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Reviewed by Tammy C.
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Love this little guy

So cute

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Reviewed by DSchmitz
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Love The Elephant

I bought two of these elephants and they each have their own personality. I can’t wait to gift them!

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Reviewed by Jes
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Love it

Well made and cute

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Reviewed by Jennifer G.
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Blue elephant

I love it, it goes with my other soapstone animals I have purchased non my travels.

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