Protect the Elephants Mug

JoAnn Stratakos' mug supports a huge cause: the protection of endangered elephants.
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JoAnn Stratakos

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JoAnn Stratakos created by

JoAnn Stratakos

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A Cause Bigger Than All of Us

Potter and elephant lover JoAnn Stratakos created this custom mug just for us—and to help give Tanzanian elephants a fighting chance. Driven by the infamous ivory trade, poaching is a constant threat to them. Invite this elephant to join you for coffee and you'll help fight this senseless killing.

JoAnn throws each stoneware mug on her wheel, then hand carves the contours of an elephant, complete with fan-like ear that playfully protrudes from the piece. Glazed in gray and grassland green, it's a wild design that will elevate your soothing brew in more ways than one: For every mug sold, we'll donate $5 to the PAMS Foundation, which helps protect wilderness habitats for Tanzania's amazing animals. PAMS has helped protect tens of thousands of elephants from poachers. JoAnn dedicates her design to the late Wayne Lotter, PAMS' founding member who worked tirelessly to stop poaching and disrupt the flow of illegal ivory.

Handmade by JoAnn Stratakos and company in Effort, Pennsylvania.

We spoke with JoAnn and Krissie Clark of the PAMS Foundation about conservation, craft, and Wayne Lotter's legacy. Find out more on our blog.

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Due to the handmade nature of this item, each is unique and will vary.

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JoAnn Stratakos

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JoAnn Stratakos

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"I tend to make things I like, things I’d like to have around me," says ceramist JoAnn Stratakos. Once the concept is in place, she uses her knowledge and expertise to guide each piece. In her Pocono Mountain studio, she creates one-of-a-kind glazes, giving her designs subtle variations and unique characteristics. The color and shapes are designed to compliment, not compete. Its the impressive shapes and functionality that makes JoAnn's items truly special.

Handmade Exclusive Made in the USA
Made from
stoneware
Measurements
3.75" diameter x 4.5" H (5.5" L with handle); 16 fl. oz. capacity
Ingredients
Care
Microwave and dishwasher safe
Item ID
47248

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also by JoAnn Stratakos

A wonderful product with an important mission

5

My friend uses the mug everyday for her morning and afternoon tea. She loves it!

New York, NY

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Fun mug for coffee lovers

5

This is a gift for my niece

Frederick, Md

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Perfect gift

5

Gift

East Granby, CT

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My new favorite mug

5

I love elephants and this mug gives me feels good vibes. Highly recommend

SLC,Ut.

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Sooo cute!!

5

Very sweet

Illinois

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Love these mugs

5

I have several of this artist's mugs. I love them - good weight, perfect size.

Louisville, KY

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Wow!

5

Love this mug!!!

Rochester, MN

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A perfect git

5

Can't keep this on the shelf...everyone wants to drink their coffee from it.

Aiken, SC

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Super cute mug

5

I've been eyeing this mug for a while and finally decided to treat myself :) It is really cute and well made and I love that $5 went to PAMS! I can tell that each mug is hand made - my elephant has an added eyebrow making him extra unique.

San Mateo, CA

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Perfect, unique gift!

5

I was very happy to find a unique gift such as this with a story behind it.

Trumbull, CT

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