Wearing elephant jewelry means so much more than just being an animal lover. Elephants are a symbol of strength, honor, stability and tenacity. Hinduism associates elephants with the god Ganesha. Ganesha is the remover of obstacles, patron of arts and sciences, and represents intellect and wisdom. There are a ton of really stylish and unique ways to wear elephants as part of your jewelry collection. Elephant jewelry makes a great gift for someone in your life who might be going through a hard time or shows incredible strength in every part of their life. Whether it’s for a new mother, someone going through cancer treatment, or someone you admire for being a #girlboss at work, we’ve curated a list of our favorite pieces for those strong women in your life that are guaranteed to make a heartfelt gift.
1. Dogeared Elephant Necklace
Dogeared is one of our favorite brands and creates jewelry with an intention. The idea is to make a wish when you put the necklace on and the necklace will bring you extra luck. This delicate necklace comes in both gold and silver with a spring-ring clasp. It is hand cast with sterling silver and the chain is 16 inches long. Dogeared believes good things happen. The brand is more than a jewelry line and embraces the stories, happy moments, milestones and experiences that celebrate, connect and inspire customers. Each piece tells a story of individuality, self-expression, love, and friendship. Dogeared jewels are simple, modern, and versatile, inspired by California’s free spirited, natural beauty. Subtle classics, eclectic statements and true originals designed in the spirit of love, kindness, and consciousness and handcrafted to order in their Southern California Studio. This piece is a great gift for your best friend or even as a gift for all your bridesmaids.
2. Kanti Lava Bracelet
What’s cooler than wearing lava rock around your wrist?! In addition to being cool, lava is also known for its grounding qualities and great for calming the emotions and can bring intense energy. It’s considered the stone of rebirth and helps you shed unneeded layers. Who doesn’t need that in their life? Life is about evolution and rebirth so this is a great gift idea for almost anyone. This is great for someone who already has a collection of stack of bracelets and is looking to add to it. The bracelet comes with either gold or silver elephants and are handmade, one of a kind bracelets. This will stretch to fit most wrists but is about 6-8 inches in diameter. The best part is that if you buy two bracelets you get 10% off, three bracelets 15% off, and for raving about the brand to your friends on social media you get 20% off! That sounds like a great deal to us.
3. ALEX AND ANI Sterling Silver Bangle Bracelet
Another one of our favorite brands is ALEX AND ANI. They recently added a new collection of wrap rings to their vast product line. Each piece in their collection is packed with special meaning which makes each one such a thoughtful gift. They say to wear the elephant’s trunk facing up for good luck. The ring comes in sterling silver or 14k gold plated finishes. The stone is a beautiful Emerald Swarovski crystal, which is a nod to the birthstone for the month of May. This piece is an idea for anyone who loves a little pop of color. The circumference is 2.4 inches but expands from 2.2 inches to 2.6 inches to fit most fingers. You can check out more rings from ALEX AND ANI here.
4. kate spade Elephant Necklace
This “Mom Knows Best” gold toned kate spade necklace is a really sweet statement for any new or veteran mom. The chain is 17 inches with a 3-inch extender so you can style it for different looks. The stone in the elephants’ eyes are made of glass and the metal is gold plated brass. There is a lobster claw clasp and the pendant measures 0.40 in height and 0.98 in width. kate spade’s style is great for anyone with classic taste. If you have a friend who loves to layer necklaces this is a great addition. This will make a great gift for upcoming baby showers or Mom’s birthday.
5. Sterling Silver Ganesha Ring
As I mentioned before, Ganesha is seen as the remover of obstacles, patron of arts and sciences, and represents intellect and wisdom in Hinduism. This statement ring is a great gift for your yogi friend who is constantly seeking higher meaning. Ganesha is a very important symbol of the Hindu faith, but the symbolism is something that anyone can appreciate. This ring is made of 925 sterling silver and is 25mm in height and 15mm in width. Chuvora Jewelery is a mystic jewelry line that goes to extra lengths to ensure longevity for their pieces, which means you will still need to take special care to ensure it lasts, but you have a good head start. Remember not to wear your sterling silver jewelry while you’re cleaning around the house or in pools or spas. Make sure you store it in a felt pouch when you’re not wearing it.
Price: $20.19 (43 percent off MSRP)
6. Dogeared Silver Elephant Earrings
This delicate sterling silver elephant earrings are a great pair that you can wear every day. These come in silver and gold plated. Dogeared does a great job of creating sustainable, U.S. made jewelry that is universally popular. These are an easy pair that can be worn daily or worn with multiple small studs for a modern, edgy look. Dogeared lives by their philosophy that what goes around comes around by handcrafting everything locally, respecting the planet, and partnering with non-profit organizations that share their vision of a better world. Dogeared is proud to be part of a community of companies developing better business practices, creating new ways to measure success, working with dignity and purpose, and using business as a force for good, so you can feel good about putting their jewelry on (maybe even a few pieces).
7. CC SKYE Elephant Tusk Necklace
This eye-catching necklace is sure to draw attention. Swirls of color and crystals adorn this sparkling tusk-shaped pendant. This striking pendant hangs on an 18k yellow gold plated necklace with CC Skye’s signature toggle closure. Available in black, orange and turquoise. Be sure to specify the color when ordering. Based in Los Angeles, CC SKYE embraces true “IT” Girl style with a fashion forward sensibility that has made her moniker line virtual wardrobe staples for super stylists and today’s brightest stars. Nominated for Best New Accessory Designer by GEN ART, CC SKYE marries unpredictability and wearability in her eponymous collections. CC SKYE consistently creates the season’s must haves that perfectly fuses elegance and edge in an irresistible way. The chain length is 29 inches and the pendant size measures 2.25 inches long and 0.5 inches wide. You can check out more of CC SKYE’s unique designs here.
8. Sterling Silver Diamond Elephant Ring
This gorgeous diamond elephant ring is a really cool gift for anyone on your shopping list. It is made of 925 sterling silver and has 0.05 carats of white diamonds. It comes is sizes 5 through 9 and weighs 1.8 grams. The diamond color is J-K and the clarity is I2-I3. These would make a great delicate gift for a group of your bridesmaids. The momma and baby elephant design also makes this a great gift for new moms. It’s a great way to honor the experience of motherhood for any new mom.
9. 14k Yellow Gold Elephant Stamping Earrings
These solid 14-karat yellow gold elephant are great piece to enter into your daily rotation. With a dainty size and butterfly closures, these charming studs offer comfortable wear for everyday use. These earrings are 14k gold with a high polish and 8 mm wide by 13 mm long by 9 mm deep. These delicate earrings will look good with both mixed metals or a full yellow gold collection. Not sure how to clean 14k yellow gold? Add a few drops of mild dishwashing liquid to a bowl filled with two cups of warm water. Drop your gold pieces into the solution and let them soak for about 15 minutes. Lift a piece of jewelry out of the solution and gently scrub it with a soft-bristle toothbrush to remove any dirt lodged in nooks and crannies.
10. Shy by SE Silver and Diamond Elephant Bracelet
Sydney Evan designer Rosana Karmes says, bigger is not always better. Her brand Shy by SE is inspired by family, spirituality, and creative intuition. The pieces are subtle and small, yet make a bold statement with signature words such as loved, blessed, grace and laugh as well as meaningful and symbolic charms, which Sydney Evan is known for. The Shy by SE collection consists of designs that inspire—available as necklaces, beaded bracelets, cord bracelets, rings, and chain bracelets, all made in 14k rose, yellow, or white gold over sterling silver, featuring a beautiful bezel-set diamond. Her pieces are coveted by major celeb icons including Sarah Jessica Parker, Emma Stone, Gwenyth Paltrow, and Jennifer Lopez to name a few. This delicate elephant bracelet comes in both in silver and gold and has one diamond accent. The length is 6.75 inches and the width is 0.17 inches. This is a great gift to give yourself or that friend who prefers to wear delicate pieces.