Giraffe Family Bookends

Bring long-necked wonder to your bookshelf with this charming set of silhouette bookends by Eric Gross.
created by

Eric Gross

$65.00

Eric Gross created by

Eric Gross

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Stick Your Neck Out

The journey between the covers of a good book can lead you through all kinds of unexpected places. This playful set of bookends from designer Eric Gross celebrates that spirit of adventure. Hand cut from carbon steel, it captures the silhouette of a mother giraffe reaching out to nuzzle her baby with a neck that grows longer and longer with each book you're ready to digest. Handmade in Kentucky.

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Made in Kentucky

Exclusively for UncommonGoods

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 Exclusive 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
24326

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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:
Economy shipping:
within 8 days, arriving no later than the 9th business day after the order was placed.
Standard shipping:
within 4 days, arriving 5 business days after the order was placed.
Preferred shipping:
within 2 days, arriving 3 business days after the order was placed.
Expedited shipping:
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.


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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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UncommonGoodsGiraffe Family Bookends
 
4.8

(based on 181 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (150)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (25)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

98%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (161)
  • Durable (111)
  • Unique (95)
  • Easy to clean (22)
  • Easy to install (16)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Gifts (113)
  • Office (68)
  • Living room (58)
  • Bedroom (22)
  • Small rooms (22)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Midrange shopper (125), Budget shopper (19), High-end shopper (17)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (162), No (45)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (54)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Love it love it love it!!!

I've had my eye on this for a few months and I finally purchased it. I love it even more than I thought I would. It just makes me smile.

Packaging was...Read complete review

I've had my eye on this for a few months and I finally purchased it. I love it even more than I thought I would. It just makes me smile.

Packaging was fantastic - no way it was going to get damaged en route. The product is sturdy and unlike anything I've ever seen. I've already received compliments on it, too.

LOVE IT!

VS

Most Liked Negative Review

 

$65 for thin stamped steel?

The quality of these bookends is very poor. They are made of very light gauge stamped steel and I doubt they would hold up even a medium size book. And for $65, they...Read complete review

The quality of these bookends is very poor. They are made of very light gauge stamped steel and I doubt they would hold up even a medium size book. And for $65, they should be much more substantial. This is $12 to $15 item at best. Nice idea but really poor execution.

Reviewed by 181 customers

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5.0

Touching, thoughtful gift

By 

from Michigan

About Me Midrange Shopper

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Durable
  • Easy To Clean
  • Easy To Install

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Bedroom
    • Gifts
    • Large Rooms
    • Purposeful Decor
    • Shelf
    • Small Rooms

    Comments about UncommonGoods Giraffe Family Bookends:

    Amazing gift.

    • Primary use:
    • Personal
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes
     
    5.0

    Great gift

    By 

    from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

    About Me Midrange Shopper

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Durable

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Office

      Comments about UncommonGoods Giraffe Family Bookends:

      Gift for my husband's office. He likes giraffe's

      • Primary use:
      • Personal
      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes
       
      5.0

      I would purchase this item again

      By 

      from colorado

      About Me Midrange Shopper

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Easy To Clean

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Gifts
        • Small Rooms

        Comments about UncommonGoods Giraffe Family Bookends:

        I like to give unique simple gifts that make people smile

        • Primary use:
        • Personal
        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes
         
        5.0

        Love them!

        By 

        from NYC

        About Me High-end Shopper

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Durable

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about UncommonGoods Giraffe Family Bookends:

            Cleverly designed artwork.

            • Primary use:
            • Personal
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            5.0

            Probably, for an appropriate receiver.

            By 

            from Monroe GA

            About Me Midrange Shopper

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Attractive Design
            • Durable
            • Easy To Install

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Gifts
              • Small Rooms

              Comments about UncommonGoods Giraffe Family Bookends:

              It is whimsical and practical. A lovely gift.

              • Primary use:
              • Personal
              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes
               
              5.0

              Great product /quality

              By 

              from CT

              About Me Midrange Shopper

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Attractive Design
              • Durable

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Gifts
                • Large Rooms
                • Small Rooms

                Comments about UncommonGoods Giraffe Family Bookends:

                N/A

                • Primary use:
                • Personal
                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes
                 
                5.0

                Well made

                By 

                from Fort Collins,CO

                About Me Midrange Shopper

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Attractive Design
                • Durable
                • Easy To Clean
                • Easy To Install

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Bedroom

                  Comments about UncommonGoods Giraffe Family Bookends:

                  Great for smaller books.

                  • Primary use:
                  • Personal
                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes

                  (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Yes

                  By 

                  from Bumpass, Virginia

                  About Me Midrange Shopper

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Attractive Design

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about UncommonGoods Giraffe Family Bookends:

                      My friend was thrilled with this gift which was to say thank you for a long weekend visit

                      • Primary use:
                      • Personal
                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • Yes
                       
                      5.0

                      Beautiful bookends! Great quality and shipped quickly.

                      By 

                      from Vancouver, BC, Canada

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Attractive Design
                      • Durable

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Bedroom
                        • Gifts
                        • Living Room

                        Comments about UncommonGoods Giraffe Family Bookends:

                        The bookends are beautiful! They are helpfully designed with a tab that sits under the books to create more stability. They are light weight, but durable.

                        • Primary use:
                        • Personal
                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • Yes
                         
                        5.0

                        Perfect bookends for my collection

                        By 

                        from Austin TX

                        About Me Midrange Shopper

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Attractive Design
                        • Durable
                        • Easy To Clean

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Gifts
                          • Large Rooms
                          • Small Rooms

                          Comments about UncommonGoods Giraffe Family Bookends:

                          I've been traveling to East Africa since the early 70's. I love the people, land, and animals. I have an extensive collection of books and artifacts that I've been collecting since the 70's and both the giraffe and elephant bookends fit perfectly. I've been looking at these for a long time and finally purchased them. These bookends are heavy enough to hold up lots of large, heavy books. I'm very happy with them. They're perfect!

                          • Primary use:
                          • Personal
                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No

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