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personalized piggy bank

Updated on December 28, 2012

Piggy Banks make Great Gifts or Home Decoration

Piggy Banks can be very decorative pieces in your home. There are many cute colorful models available. They can also be found as Antiques or Vintage but they are somewhat rare as they were meant to smash to pieces. They are also a great way for kids to learn to save and a great way piece to keep some change in around. There are personalized piggy banks for every home. Whether you are looking for an asian theme, colorful piggy banks or cute piggy banks.

Mary Meyer Print Pizzazz Piggy Bank

Mary Meyer Print Pizzazz Piggy Bank Flutter Design 6"
Mary Meyer Print Pizzazz Piggy Bank Flutter Design 6"

Mary Meyer is an experienced toy designer (multiple toy of the year and oppenheim awards) and you can tell by the quality of this Piggy Bank. It's an excellent gift for any child. A fun way to learn to save. The piggy bank is fuzzy on the outside with a hard shell on the inside. The piggy bank can be emptied without destroying it, so you or your kid will be able to enjoy it for a long time.

 

Mary Meyer Sweet Chocolate Piggy Bank, Pink

Mary Meyer Sweet Chocolate Piggy Bank, Pink
Mary Meyer Sweet Chocolate Piggy Bank, Pink

I can't stress enough that Mary Meyer is an experienced toy designer with many awards to her name. This piggy bank is plush in a sweet chocolate color. It's about 6"long and just adorable. The toy is easy enough to empty without being destroyed and compliant with all US toy safety requirements as to be expected from a Mary Meyer design.

 

Mary Meyer Print Pizzaz Lily Design

Mary Meyer Print Pizzazz 6" Piggy Bank Lily Design
Mary Meyer Print Pizzazz 6" Piggy Bank Lily Design

Really cute Mary Meyer designed piggy bank with a flower design. I just love this toy. There are only a few left in stock so keep that in mind. The bank is 6"long and easy to empty without breaking it.

 

Angry Bird Piglet Piggy Bank

Angry Birds Vinyl Piggy Bank
Angry Birds Vinyl Piggy Bank

Official licensed Angry Birds Piglet Piggy Bank! How cool is that? I think any Angry Birds fan would like one of these on their mantle to keep the change. Also a great collectible for Angry Birds fans because it's an official product. Safe for ages 4 and up.

 

Adorable Ladybug Lady Bug Piggy Bank

Adorable Ladybug Lady Bug Piggy Bank Great Gift
Adorable Ladybug Lady Bug Piggy Bank Great Gift

This is a hand painted raised ceramic piggy bank! The coin slot is on the back of the piggy bank. Measures 4 1/2"H X 5"W X 4 1/2"D

A really cute personalized piggy bank gift for a little girl.

 

IMAX Folkart Piggy Bank

IMAX 18922 Folkart Piggy Bank
IMAX 18922 Folkart Piggy Bank

Classic Piggy Bank with a twist. The design is very modern and colorful and cheerful. It's made of ceramic and very large: 11 x 16 x 15.2 inches ; 2.6 pounds. It's not the cheapest personalized piggy bank here featured but that's because of the quality material and the huge size. There are only a few of these left in stock.

 

Origin of the Piggy Bank

The origin of the piggy bank is surprisingly unclear. Pigs are historically associated with luck and this is one of the possible origin of the pig being used as a vessel to save change. Another explanation is that the material being used in the dark ages "pygg" to bake common household containers with at some point has been confused with the pig shape and people started baking pigs as containers for change. No matter what the exact origin the tradition stuck and to this day we keep change in ceramic pigs.

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      Ana 4 years ago

      I used to have a piggy bank when I was little, but I don't have it now:) I like Mary Meyer Print Pizzazz Piggy Bank:)

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      Would you believe I had a piggy bank when I was little? I bet you would. :)

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      atomicgirl24 5 years ago

      OMG, I actually used to have that Ladybug piggybank! It was the most adorable thing!