Fengshui elephants are a symbol of protection, good luck, wealth, wisdom and fertility Approx Dimensions: 14.75 x 6.50 x 13.25 Inches. Intricately sculpted in resin and hand painted, crafted to replicate the beauty and elegance. Fengshui elephant represents protection and stability because of its strength and physical power and also because elephants impart a sense of respect and humility. Best to place the figurine at front main entrance for protection Elephants are considered a symbol of good luck for many reasons, most of them tracing their origin to ancient folklore, as well as Indian religion and mythology. For this specific feng shui application, always have the elephants with the trunk up, which allows the lucky energy to be dispersed throughout your home or office. The elephant is one of the sacred animals in Buddhism and is often depicted in Indian mythology. This symbol can be used in your child's study or your home office, as well as in the living room to activate the energy of study and curiosity. Most of all, elephants emit an energy of kindness and strength, and there is no home that cannot benefit from this beautiful energy!