Hand blown on the island of Murano, Italy by a master glass artisan, these whimsical elephants will enchant the viewer. 18K gold patina wash allows a warm glow to radiate from this special elephant giving them a regal appearance. There are many legends in many cultures linked to the elephant. In the Italian southern city, Catania, the elephant has one particularly fascinating story. It is said that when Catania was first inhabited, some fierce animals threatened the city and the elephant was used to make them go away. To thank the elephant, it became a symbol of the city. The elephant also stands for happiness, longevity and good luck in other cultures. A thoughtful gift for any occasion!! Measures about 3 1/2″ from hoof to trunk tip! Comes boxed for easy wrapping!