Our blue and red hippo backpack is a fun and happy item to carry your stuff in. It fits a 14″ laptop and tons of books. Made of buttery soft heavy weight vinyl with thick black shoulder straps, the backpack has an outside zipper pocket, two inside zipper pockets, and two pouches for pens or other supplies.
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Cute plush gray hippo will keep you company and guard your keys at the same time. You can talk to him about anything and he listen without judging. What a great friend! His red and pink heart proclaims his love for you. He measures about 3 1/2″ long and has a key ring attached.
Buy one for yourself and one for a friend!
Our handmade ceramic pencil cup is not only a beautiful gift – it’s practical, too! Of course you could keep pencils in it, but why not think bigger? Toothbrushes, kitchen tools, or crafty items like paintbrushes or scissors would fit handily inside this hippo cup. Handmade in Kenya of clay and paint. Measures 3″ in diameter and 5 1/2″ high.
Handmade Luhya Hippo Ceramic Pencil Cup from Kenya
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Can’t bear to be parted from your treasured hippo friends? Carry one with you all the time with our adorable soapstone hippopotamus key chain with one glass bead and one bone bead. Handmade in Kenya, this little guy will cheer your day from door to door.
Soapstone Hippo & Bead Key Chain
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Crafted from a mixture of brass and zinc, our South African hippo brass key rings brings a familiar African safari character to one’s pocket or handbag.
Created by an amazing group of artisans in South Africa that specializes in molding metal into a variety of African animal and symbol shapes. The progressive workshop provides fair trade jobs in Cape Town and reveals the potential of African businesses to grow from small workshops into major worldwide suppliers while prioritizing artisan advancement.
Brass South African Hippo Key Ring
Just got in a couple of these darling little dishes. They whimsical dishes are hand carved by Gusii artisans in western Kenya and hand painted with non-toxic dye by Nairobi artists. Distinguished by their unique curled shape, each dish features a stylized hippo. They are fair trade produced and imported from Africa. The importer calls them a ring dish but I can also see them being used for small office products like paper clips or rubber bands or in a guest bathroom with small hand soaps.
African Hippo Soapstone Turkana Ring Dish
Proclaim your love for your favorite animal by putting it front and center where everyone will see it – on your hand! This is a large ring (hippo-sized, even) that is fun and fashionable from designer Betsey Johnson. It’s polished to a high orange shine that is sure to stop traffic. The hippo head features piercing blue cubic zirconia eyes with gold details.
Neon Orange Cubic Zirconia Hippo Ring
We’ve only got this in size 7 folks, so if you’ve got hippo-sized fingers like me, you’ll need to wear it on your little finger. Or take it to the jeweler to get it sized. Make your finger happy and buy one here.
These adorable “bobble head” hippos are crafted from natural gourds by physically disabled artisans in a group called Unite Wend Sondge (“God Will Help You”) in Burkina Faso at Village Artisanal Ouagadougou (VAO). Ouagadougou is the capital of this landlocked country in West Africa.
Bobble Head Gourd Hippopotamus
Each animal consists of a combination of gourds and balsa wood with burned in patterns. The animal heads “bobble” when touched since they are connected to the body with a small hook and a metal weight.
Hand made polymer clay hippo head beads adorn these wine glass charms. Paired with colorful beads so guests can identify their own beverage, these wine glass charms make wonderful hostess gifts or thoughtful stocking stuffers.
Polymer Clay Hippo Head Wine Glass Charms
We’ve only got one set of these so buy them quickly before someone else does!