Large Wooden Hippo
Measuring approximately 15cm x 8cm x 6cm, this endearing wooden hippo is the ideal size to adorn shelves, mantelpieces, or any cherished spot in your home. Its origins can be traced back to the picturesque island of Bali, where talented craftsmen pour their expertise into every stroke of the carving knife.
Are you acquainted with the captivating tale of House Hippos? These mysterious creatures are believed to reside within our homes, quietly indulging in stray crumbs and delightful titbits that evade our grasp. Their elusive nature veils their existence, leaving most individuals longing for a glimpse of these secretive little residents.
Originally the focus of a beloved Canadian television advertisement that captured the hearts and imaginations of an entire nation, it has since evolved into an unexpected and delightful pop culture trend. This has led to the emergence of dedicated social media groups where members delight in sharing endearing snapshots of their cherished hippos.
However, now you have the chance to possess your very own through meticulously handcrafted wooden figurines. Each of these exquisite wooden ornaments is carefully crafted by skilled artisans in Bali, Indonesia, using suar wood—an material renowned for its intricate textures and exquisite grain patterns. The result is a whimsical masterpiece that radiates charm and personality, sure to add a touch of whimsy to any space.
Embrace the enchantment of the Wooden House Hippo—an ode to the beauty of handcrafted artistry and a whimsical embodiment of the House Hippo folklore. Welcome a touch of magic into your life and let this charming ornament captivate both your imagination and the hearts of your guests.
Size:15 x 8 x 6cm
Material: Suar wood
Origin: Bali, Indonesia
Credentials: Sustainable, fair trade (from a BAFTS-registered supplier), ethical
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