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Elephant Jewelry

Posted by Laurie Zeiden on

Elephant themed costume jewelry is a fun collectible category. Lots of designs are available on the secondary market, so finding pieces from the the past can be a fun afternoon project.

ELEPHANT FACTS

  • Elephants are the largest land mammals.
  • An elephant can live for 60-70 years.
  • Elephants are the only mammals that can not jump.
  • Elephant skin is about 1" thick.
  • The female's gestation period is about 22 months.
  • Females usually give birth four times during her lifetime.
  • Tusks are actually incisors used for defense and to dig for water.
  • Each elephant has four molars weighing about 5 pounds each and about the size of a brick.
  • Elephants are good swimmers and use their trunks as snorkels.

ELEPHANT JEWELRY


Silver Pin, James Avery


      
Elephants Necklace, circa 1920s



Plastic Clamper Bracelet with Elephant Charms


Single Earring, Elizabeth Taylor for Avon


Hattie Carnegie Pin from Primitives on Parade Collection


Unsigned Pin



Pendant Necklace by Rafaelian

      
Ciner Pins

 



Circus Elephant Pin

            
Eisenberg Pins


Unsigned Necklace



Silver and Enamel Pin


Watch Fob


Unsigned Pendant


Vintage Screw-Back Earrings

            
Trio of Upright Elephants, the Third has a Mustard Seed in its Belly


Unsigned Hinged Bracelet


Cuff Links by F&S


Enamel Bracelet from Germany

      
Hinged Bracelets from Kenneth Jay Lane

      
Magnifying Pendant Necklace from Kenneth Jay Lane

      
Elephant Necklace by Kenneth Jay Lane


Silver Pin from Mexico


Charm Bracelet by Napier


Pendant by Park Lane


Copper Pin by Rebajes


Pin by Trifari


Unsigned Silver Elephant Pin

The commercial sale of ivory is banned in the United States. For more information, visit this U.S. Fish & Wildlife website:
http://www.fws.gov/international/travel-and-trade/ivory-ban-questions-and-answers.html

Be sure to visit my shop to see elephant jewelry for sale, including these 2 which were posted above.

 


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