We have created this sculptural smiley sign for all those Hippies out there, or those who want to be Happy. This smiley symbol is known internationally as the sign of happy. This sculpture of the smiley sign is made in America of cast stone and comes in a large variety of color choices. Purchase this smiley sculpture represent your Hippie or Loving cultural lifestyle in your outdoor garden. See related items for the peace statue alone and the smiley face garden statuary. Sure to make a Happy statuary statement! The original version of the smiley face was created by Harvey Ross Ball. Originally made in 1963 as a morale booster for The State Mutual Life Assurance Company it was used on posters, buttons, and signs. It was not trademarked or copyrighted at the time. In the early 1970s, brothers Bernard and Murray Spain, used the image, added the slogan “Have a Happy Day” then copyrighted the new version in 1971. By the end of the year more than 50 million buttons sold with countless other products. Of course, it’s meaning is apparent. Be happy.