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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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.

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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Pennsylvania

created by

JoAnn Stratakos

location

Pennsylvania

"As an artist," says JoAnn Stratakos, "I tend to make things I like, things I’d like to have around me." To that personal direction, she adds years of experience that inform each piece of pottery she makes in her Pocono Mountain studio. Each piece is hand-dipped in glazes that JoAnn has formulated, giving them subtle variations and unique character. The color and shapes are designed to compliment, not compete, with your decor and cuisine.

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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