elephant - prosperity


According to Asian beliefs, the position of the trunk brings prosperity to the elephant’s owner, so they make ideal and affordable gifts to convey your best wishes to your friends.

Shipping Rates

The elephant is a powerful and always a positive symbol in Asian culture, being represented in Hindu and Buddhist traditions. It portrays strength, wisdom, intelligence and good fortune, amongst others. The elephant with the trunk raised as if trumpeting is commonly used to bring good luck and prosperity to its owner.

Feng Shui makes much use of the wise old elephant symbol, but there are some conflicting opinions about its use at the entrance to a dwelling, with some saying that they should never be placed facing the door, and others saying this is exactly where you should place them to draw money into your home. Whatever your beliefs, you can be sure that they will bring you pleasure to look at.

Soapstone is a lovely soft stone to work with, and has a lovely feel to it, similar to that of jade. No two elephants will be the same, due to the natural coloration in the stone. Give them as gifts but make sure to keep one or two for yourself – you never know what luck they might bring you.


Height 9cm
Width 11.5cm
Depth 5.5cm
Weight 1.5kg

Related product

The Buddha meditating is a small representation of the Buddha, one of the few great universal teachers, during his transcendental meditations. The icon renders the Buddha in a seating position with both of his feet turned upwards.

The Golden Buddha Teaching is a soapstone statue representing Lord Buddha enlightening his followers by his words of wisdom. The gesture of his hands is a symbol of Buddha's power of Dispelling Fear. 

This attractive little statue shows Buddha defeating the devil Mara. His deep meditation and utter tranquility shows in this moment when he has achieved enlightenment. His outstretched right hand is reaching to earth, while the left hand rests in his lap, with the palm pointing to the heavens

The Buddha Blessing is a soapstone representation of Lord Buddha. It is one of the most common images of Buddha: cross-legged with both of his feet turned upwards. 

This gorgeous piece of soapstone has been meticulously carved, detailed and polished to bring you a stunning rendition of our favorite pachyderm. The color of each piece may differ, as soapstone is a natural product and therefore not uniform

If you are looking to add a little bit of luck and whimsy to your life, consider this charming soapstone elephant sculpture. Please note that color of the piece may differ from the picture according to the availability of the soapstone colors. 

The Soapstone Fish is an artistic representation of this animal. The small statue has been craftily carved out of soapstone and it is a fine version of this symbolic animal.

Made by sandstone, the sandstone funny rat has a smooth touch that allows the customer to realize the long process behind the product. Ideal shape and design for informal decoration. In Khmer culture, rats have been always associated with discipline, eloquence and astuteness. They also represent tenacity and vindication. 

Made of sandstone, this ashtray is inspired by the ancient temple of Preah Vihear, which is defended by two stone statues of Naga, an Indian mythology divinity half human half cobra. Naga is often associated with water and sometimes with mystical initiation. 

Made from soapstone and silver plating.