Handcrafted by a group of selective artisans these splendid wooden sculptures are made of a variety of different wood found mostly in the Southern Hemisphere. This particular wood is is from the Huanacaxtle tree, one of the region's larger and more impressive trees found mostly in the tropics. The elephant figure is 11" length x 5" wide.
In Africa the symbolic meaning of the elephant is strength, honor, stability and tenacity. To the Hindu, the elephant is found in the form of Ganesha who is the god of luck, fortune, protection and is a blessing upon all new projects such as starting a new business.