Awareness Through Adornment

Sterling Silver African Elephant / Water is Life campaign


Water is Life: The African Elephant
Designed, Hand Carved wax & cast into Sterling Silver.  

gofundme campaign

This African Elephant head was carved in honor of Patrick Kilonzo Mwalua , the founder of Tsavo Volunteers.  Due to prolonged drought , Patrick and his team worked tirelessly to bring truck after truck of water to the animals desperately needing to hydrate. At the end of November 2016 the rains finally came to Tsavo but it was short lived and drought has returned. Now , Feb 2017 , much water is needed.   The gofundme campaign is successful due to all the kindhearted souls that send money to pay for the truck loads of water.  The campaign goes on to help compensate Patrick and his team for their hard work and diligence as they continue to watch over the animals. For each Medallion, $10 will go to directly to Patrick & his volunteers. 
I carved this elephant from the pictures Patrick posted coming out of Africa.  He got up close and sent amazing shots of the Tsavo elephants from every angle.  Although Elephants have always felt maternal... I feel this one was infused with Patrick's masculine energy and kind heart.  I did my best to capture the strength, honor, stability and patience of these magnificent creatures. I hope you find my carving has captured the soul of the elephant and brings it's tremendous attributes to you as the wearer. 
Please choose how you would like to wear it from the drop down menu.  Your choice of a bail or clip.  Your choice of cord or chain.  If you need special length please contact me.  Please allow 2-5 business days for finishing & polishing work.  If backordered, Since each piece is handmade, it takes 3-4 weeks to lost wax cast and finish.  Namaste ,   BlackBird