Smithsonian Coin

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Chocolate Elephants

National Zoo Bag

Russian Elephant Dolls

Snow Globe

Adoption Certificate

Zoo Key (Buffalo)

Steiff Elephant

CMOG Elephant

Dandelion the Elephant

CMOG Elephant

In July 2011 we went to the Corning Museum of Glass. We had been there before, so I knew what to expect. When you go in you have an opportunity to draw a design, and to explain why you would like it to be made. They call it 'You Design It: We Make It'. Of course, I drew an elephant. I wrote about the picture that I loved elephants and they were cool, and that the elephant in my drawing was happy because I loved it.

The previous year I did a similar drawing but this time they chose my picture to use in one of their shows! I sat there and watched the glass elephant take shape, made especially for me. It was a wonderful moment. Thank you so much to the Corning Museum of Glass. This elephant takes pride of place in my collection.

Here are some pictures of the elephant being made.

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