I got this sorted. Saw your post while I was looking for a solution so came back to help you guys. You have to first add Elrond as a token (under Custom) in Metamask.
To do this, click Metamask to open it, then click on the three dots to the right, then click View On Etherscan. In the Overview section on Etherscan, use the dropdown box and select Elrond. Then copy the CONTRACT ADDRESS over on the right.
Go back to Metamask, scroll down and click Add Token, the select Custom Token. Paste the contract address into the field there, then "erd" in the token symbol field. The re