Wooden Elephant

Give your home truly Lankan feel with this handcrafted wooden craft of the Sri Lankan elephant, an emblem of wisdom, wealth and supremacy.

The Sri Lankan people have had a long association with elephants for a very long time. It has been a part of their traditional and religious activities. The Kandy Esala procession is a grand festival celebrated with elegant costumes.  This historical procession is hedl annually to pay homage to the Sacred Tooth relic of Lord Buddha, which is housed at the Sri Dalada Maligawa in Kandy. The procession consists of many traditional local dances such as fire, whip, Kandyan dances and various other cultural dances, in addition to the elephants who are usually adorned with lavish garments and the sacred relic tooth carried by an Elephant.