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Wooden House Hippo: 9 x 4½ x 5½cm | Fair Trade

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Wooden House Hippo

  • 9 x 4½ x 5½cm
  • Hand carved in Bali
  • Solid wood
  • Fair trade, ethical

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Wooden House Hippo

Discover the enchanting world of the Wooden House Hippo – a captivating addition to any home décor.

Are you familiar with the intriguing tale of House Hippos? These elusive creatures are believed to inhabit our dwellings, quietly feasting on stray crumbs and delectable morsels that slip through our grasp. Elusiveness shrouds their existence, leaving most individuals yearning for a glimpse of these secretive little inhabitants.

Originally the subject of a cherished Canadian television advertisement that captured the hearts and imagination of an entire nation, and has since blossomed into an unexpected and delightful kitsch trend, prompting the formation of dedicated social media groups where members revel in sharing endearing snapshots of their beloved hippos.

However, now you have the opportunity to possess your very own in the form of these meticulously hand-carved wooden figurines. Each of these beautiful wooden ornaments is painstakingly crafted by skilled artisans in Bali, Indonesia, using suar wood—a material known for its rich textures and exquisite grain patterns. The result is a whimsical masterpiece that exudes charm and character, destined to add a touch of whimsy to any space.

Measuring approximately 9cm in length, 4½cm in width, and 5½cm in height, this endearing wooden hippo is the perfect size to adorn shelves, mantelpieces, or any cherished spot in your home. Its origins trace back to the idyllic island of Bali, where talented craftsmen infuse their expertise into every stroke of the carving knife.

Embrace the magic of the Wooden House Hippo – a testament to the beauty of handcrafted artistry and a whimsical embodiment of the House Hippo folklore. Bring a touch of enchantment into your life and allow this charming ornament to captivate both your imagination and the hearts of your guests.

Size: 9cm long x 4½cm wide x 5½ high

Material: Wood

Origin: Bali, Indonesia

Credentials: Fair trade, ethical

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