Hand carved wood figural elephants - power
Hand carved sono wood figural elephants and sterling cufflinks. This majestic creature is symbolized by power, strength, royalty, and the connection to ancient wisdom.
Historically these grand souls have been revered by many cultures. In African lore, elephants were believed to be reincarnated Chieftains of the forest. In Sicily there is a legend that Heliodorus a powerful mage could turn himself into an elephant.
The Order of the Elephant, a religious group in Denmark, centers its beliefs around piety, gentleness and temperance. It is no surprise that elephants have made their way into people's conscience, and consequently, their art.