Elephant Family Bookends

When your library reaches elephantine proportions, enlist this parade of pachyderms to keep things in line.
created by

Eric Gross

$65.00

Eric Gross created by

Eric Gross

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The Contemporary Pachyderm

Holding gingerly on to his mother's tail, this baby elephant follows your book collection from A to Z. Inspired by the playful styles of the savanna, artist Eric Gross creates a charming silhouette scene on your bookshelf or mantel with his beautifully detailed bookend, crafted from carbon steel with automotive paint finish. Handmade in Kentucky.

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Made in Kentucky

Eric Gross

created by

Eric Gross

location

Kentucky

“I try to design items that I would want in my own home or office. I think about things I'd love to have that don't exist and try to breathe life into those concepts.”

Eric Gross grew up on a small family farm, where there always seemed to be some piece of equipment in need of maintenance or repair. He developed the basic skills of metal working from his father and grandfather, spending countless hours in their old white barn, watching them work.

Eric chose to study mechanical engineering in college, hoping to put his knowledge of materials and machinery to good use. He eventually grew bored of designing widgets and decided to use his metalworking skills and equipment to create original, whimsical, and functional items for the home.

Read the Q&A with Eric on our blog.

Handmade Made in the USA
Made from
carbon steel, automotive paint
Measurements
6.5" L x 4" W x 6.5" H
Ingredients
Care
Wipe clean with a damp cloth.
Item ID
24941

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Most of our items are in stock and will ship quickly. Orders for in-stock items placed before 5pm ET Monday through Friday, excluding Federal holidays, will ship in the US:
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within 8 days, arriving no later than the 9th business day after the order was placed.
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within 4 days, arriving 5 business days after the order was placed.
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within 2 days, arriving 3 business days after the order was placed.
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within 1 day, arriving 2 business days after the order was placed.
Express shipping:
will ship the same day and arrive 1 business day later.


also by Eric Gross

Adorable!

5

My husband is a new dad, and I ordered him this set of bookends for Father's Day. He loves elephants and they perfectly capture the essence of the father-son relationship!

Atlanta, GA

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Cute Sturdy Bookends

5

Very sturdy metal. Cute and useful. All the animal design bookends were great and it was hard to choose but since I think every home needs at least one elephant with the trunk up for good luck, I chose this one. A nice piece of art

Nashville, TN

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Absolutely beautiful and well made!

5

I love elephants and these bookends of a mother and baby are wonderful and very well made. Would love to get the giraffes next! I hope you keep this artist's work in stock.

Clearwater, FL

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I will buy the giraffe set next!

4

I have not seen my daughters reaction as yet. But I'm confident she will love the bookends. We had looked around town for a set and never did find something "elephant" that she liked.

Texas

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Elephant Bookends

5

Craftsmanship was fantastic. The packing is superb nothing Ould have been scratched or broken or in case of metal. My daughter went crazy for it aas did I. As I stated before the workmanship was fantastic. He truly is an artist in his metal work.

Agoura Hills, CA

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Loved by the children!

5

It's a beautiful piece ... that children notice and talk about.

Santa Monica, CA

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Elegant and well-made

5

Nothing is sweeter than a baby elephant holding onto its mother's tail. The bookends was well-crafted, and it was neat that info about the artist was enclosed.

Stanford, CA

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Recipient loved it.

4

Said she loved it

Tallahassee, FL

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Birthday gift

5

She has always loved elephants so this was a perfect gift. She has already sent me a picture of her bookcase with the elephant bookends displayed.

Memphis TN

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Perfect gift idea!

5

This was a gift for my daughter's 30th birthday! As she has gone through life, my advise has always been..."How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time!" Perfect example with the Momma elephant leading the baby...love it!

Mountain Home, Arkansas

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Elephant Family Bookends

4.6 73

94.3

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