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A Heard of Tiny Brass Elephants

Okay, I'm not entirely sure what constitutes a herd, but I've inherited a nice little collection of brass figurines, five of which are tiny elephants. When normally giant things come in miniature form, they're immediately adorable. 

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I was raised to love tiny objects, since my mom has collected them for as long as I can remember. One day I'll need to photograph all of the miniatures we have.  That, and my enormous Polly Pocket figuring collection [if you were born in the 80s and you're a girl, you too must have a deep understanding an appreciation of Polly...].  

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This little group is another set of pieces taken from my mom's childhood home in the Philippines. She's pretty sure these came from my grandparent's travels.  They took a trip around the world back in the 60s, and the jury is still out about where these came from, but I'd like to imagine it was some place exotic. 

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Currently, they're residing in a cubby of my entertainment center, but I'm sure I'll find a more permanent spot for them soon.  These photos were taken on an old table out on my deck, since I liked the idea of being able to see these little guys from every angle.

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