27 Unforgettable Gifts For Elephant Lovers

By Laura Fiebert | Updated: November 27, 2023

    Elephants are incredible animals with complex behavior similar to humans in some ways, so it’s no surprise that people are obsessed with them. They show signs of compassion and self-awareness, making them such amazing creatures.

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    What are the best gifts for elephant lovers?

    They are also known for their high intellect and long-lasting memories. In Indian mythology, a deity named Ganesha stands for science, wisdom, and intellect. And spiritually, they symbolize knowledge, luck, loyalty, and strength, which makes them even more meaningful.

    Here are the best gift ideas to help you find the perfect present for people who love elephants as Christmas gifts, birthday gifts, housewarming gifts, or just because. Here are some unforgettable gifts for elephant lovers who will never forget.

  1. Throw Blanket
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    Elephants symbolize strength, honor, and, in this case, extreme warmth! This Sherpa throw will be the eye-catcher in any room. But it’ll also be their new favorite snuggle bunny. It’s available in several colors, including hot pink, navy, tangerine, aqua, and soft gray (above).

  3. Cozy Slippers
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    The unique applique design on each foot makes these elephant slippers look homemade, and they’re lined with a soft Sherpa fleece to keep feet snug and warm. The perfect gift for the holiday season when toes are extra frosty!

  5. A Clever Mug
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    This mug is utterly adorable! The sculpted head – complete with ears and trunk – disguises a clever opening that neatly stashes their teabag when done steeping. It is the best gift for tea obsessives but doesn’t rule out coffee lovers, especially in this new “coffee bags” age.

  7. Elephant Kimono
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    This one-size kimono fits everyone and is beautifully detailed with elephants and mandalas. Black and white is also the perfect color combo to match their favorite clothes. It’s the ideal throw-on accessory for the beach, around the home, or wearing jeans and a tee. 

  9. Cosmetic Case
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    Almost every woman needs a new makeup case. Why? Because they so quickly seem to get covered with broken eyeshadow powder and spilled foundation! This case is printed with stylish blue and white Asian-inspired elephants and is excellent for everyday use but big enough to hold all their toiletries when traveling.  

  11. Three Wise Elephant Figurine
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    Give a loved one a visual reminder to “see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil” in life when they display this cute elephant family statue. With their trunks pointed skyward, the elephants symbolize good luck and are utterly adorable.

  13. Wine Glass
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    Upgrade their glassware with a beautiful stemless wine glass printed with an elephant. The glass holds 17 ounces, and the design is laser-etched, so it won’t fade. 

  15. Duffel Carry-On Bag
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    This cute-ass bag is a duffel but then shifts to help you when traveling by supplying four wheels and a handle. The fully lined interior has plenty of organizational pockets and will fit easily in most airline overhead compartments. Perfect for standing out from the drab-bagged flying crowd.

  17. Sparkly Keychain
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    Are you looking for a sweet stocking stuffer for an elephant lover? These keychains are just the thing. Four colorful designs are available, and it’ll be hard for them to lose their keys with all that rhinestone bling! 

  19. Jewelry Holder
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    This decorative elephant ring holder contains beautiful etched designs. Rings slide easily onto the elephant’s upturned trunk (a symbol of good luck), and small jewelry like earrings, pins, and necklaces rest in the lotus flower bowl at its feet. 

  21. Succulent Pots
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    This white elephant, ceramic plant pot set is cute as a button! Each planter has a draining hole that allows water to flow through the soil so plants won’t get over-saturated. They’re designed with live plants in mind but can also hold various other items – like candy, paperclips, or pencils. Your BFF will love them!

  23. Coffee Table Book
  24. This book by wildlife photographer Larry Laverty features stunning photographs from the most remote corners of Africa – from savannas and deserts to rivers and jungles. But it’s not just a pretty book. It also delves into a well of information on elephant habitats, the magical qualities of elephants, and the immense challenges they face for survival.

  25. Mother + Child Pendant
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    This dainty necklace symbolizes a mother’s embrace and infinite love and makes the perfect Mother’s Day gift for your Mom or a brand-new mom. Choose from silver with a rose gold baby elephant or silver with a gold baby elephant.

  27. Wall Decor
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    Sure to turn heads and elicit endless questions, they’ll love showing off their new cruelty-free elephant decor – which they made themselves! This geometric elephant head is a 3D puzzle. It comes in pre-cut, pre-creased numbered pieces of fortified 250gsm paperboard. It can be lovingly assembled and then displayed.

  29. Tea Towel
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    Made from cotton, this black and white elephant print tea towel is smart-looking and super-absorbent, so your giftee can effortlessly dry a mountain of dishes. A great stocking stuffer gift, or pair it up with the carved snack bowl on this list.

  31. Silver Clutch Bag
  32. elephant-gifts-clutchThis charming little elephant is a clutch bag crafted from tiny mini crystals to shine and dazzle all evening. She’s a small bag and probably won’t quite hold a big iPhone Max but will hold your lipstick, keys, and all the bare necessities for that cocktail soiree, wedding, or birthday party.

  33. Origami Necklace
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    Though the Japanese art of folding paper may well be centuries old, you can’t deny the modern look of these origami-inspired sterling silver elephant charms. The delicate handiwork ensures they appear as fine as folded paper, making them a gorgeous addition to any jewelry box.

  35. Vintage Elephant Bowl
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    The embossing pattern makes this decorative bowl incredibly eyecatching. Once developed as an ashtray, it’s the perfect vintage bowl to put on your bar with some peanuts or candy. It makes for a beautiful piece of original home decor and a unique gift for that person who has it all.

  37. Garden Sculpture
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    These pensive pachyderms provide a necessary dose of tranquility with their calming yet distinctively vital presence. An excellent elephant gift idea for a gardener to bring peace, humor, and the art of Zen to their off-kilter spaces.

  39. Essential Oil Pendant
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    This elephant pendant is an essential oil diffuser that uses lava beads as a diffusing device to calm the mind and senses at any time of the day. The elephant symbolizes good luck and wisdom, but the lava stone has its own lucky protection, strength, and fertility charms.  

  41. Snack Bowl
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    Make an impression when friends come around for food and drink with this meticulously hand-carved snack dish. Or keep it on your side table for TV snacks. Kenyan artisans craft each bowl from a solid block of jacaranda wood, and each bowl is painted by hand—a highly original Christmas gift for the elephant lover in the family.

  43. Salt + Pepper Shakers
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    It doesn’t get much cuter in the kitchen than this salt and pepper gift set. Give this little designer duo for a housewarming or to a host during the holiday season. Any animal lover will utterly adore them.

  45. Bottle Opener
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    This Three-Elephants bottle opener is a great gift for beer lovers. Made from solid and robust zinc alloy (stainless steel corrodes more efficiently), this unique bottle opener has a distinct vintage quality that would look great on any bar.

  47. Shower Curtain
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    Bring bohemian appeal to the master bath with this colorful shower curtain. Its patterned elephant design and bright floral features make it a stylish addition to a plain bathroom, especially if you’re renting and can’t do much to it.

  49. Pillow Set
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    Do you want to transform a serious room into a fun, inviting space celebrating your love of elephants? These colorful but tranquil cushion covers will jazz up any couch or bed. Available in 14″ up to 20″ sizes.

  51. Wooden Coasters
  52. Made from natural palm disk wood, these elephant coasters will bring a minor nature to any table. An Amazon bestseller, they’re priced just right to be a great holiday party stocking stuffer, secret Santa gift, or an “any day gift” for your elephant-obsessed best friend.

  53. The Gag Gift
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    This gift takes the “white elephant gift exchange” to a whole new realm of literal! This kit has everything you need to organize and throw a white elephant party.