Styling Your Elephant Bookends

By: Rookwood Pottery

Four of our favorite ways to show off your bookends

Named for its namesake species native to the African Savanna, these elephant bookends were hand carved by Rookwood artist Gary Simon. Gary found inspiration in an archival Rookwood form – the Asian Elephant Bookends designed at the turn of the century. It is said that elephants depicted with their trunks pointed upwards are symbolic of good luck, wisdom, and protection.

More than just bookends:

Our Savanna Elephant Bookends make for a sophisticated, sculptural addition to your decor and are sure to be a talking point in your home. Versatile and unique, these bookends are perfect to hold your favorite books, for display on a mantle, console table, or open shelving. Let’s check out some of our favorite ways to display this sweet set of elephants!

1. Paired on a shelf.

A classic approach – display a few of your favorite books on some open shelving, framing and showing off these bookends as featured art pieces in your home display them as a pair anywhere in your home for a sophisticated and polished look.
elephant bookends on a shelf

2: Solo!

For a collected, bohemian look – separate your bookends and use
them in multiple spaces in your home. Pair yours adjacent to a shelf or wall, or even balanced with your favorite planter or vase!

One elephant bookend

3. On a console table.

Let this symbol of good luck greet you each time you leave and enter your home! Display them proudly on your entryway or console table and let them shine as the first impression in your space.
elephant bookends on a table

4. In a nursery.

Perfect as a baby gift for your friends or loved ones – Savanna Elephant Bookends are a whimsical and elegant addition to any nursery or child’s room sure to turn into a lifelong treasure!

pink elephant bookends

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