An auction that featured a life-sized fiberglass elephant with a 678-carat Gemfields emerald brought in a total of $782,200 to raise money for the endangered Asian elephants. The auction was part of the "Emeralds for Elephants" exhibition at Selfridges department store in London on June 23. The elephant, dubbed the Emerald Queen, sold for 150,000 British pounds or about $227,300. The auction also featured eight pieces of emerald jewelry by well known designers including Shaun Leane, Theo Fennell and and J.W. Currens. Proceeds will go to the World Land Trust and the Wildlife Trust of India. Another auction on July 3rd at the Chelsea Royal Hospital will feature other fiberglass elephants which have been displayed in London as part of the Elephant Parade created by a variety of designers and artists such as Lulu Guinness, Diane von Furstenberg and HRH Princess Michael of Kent.