Save Money on Dragon and Gargoyle Figurines at Design Toscano

Picc-a-Dilly Gargoyle SculpturesSome people are fine with a garden that plays host to a few, easy-going gnomes and some cute animal garden statues. There's certainly nothing wrong with that but some of us like to change up our garden statuary display from time to time by featuring a gargoyle sculpture or two. Contrary to what some people might have you believe, gargoyles aren't just meant to perch on the ramparts of old French cathedrals. They can also lend a unique, eye-catching touch to the garden, especially when paired with dragon statues.

We are big fans of beautiful dragon and gargoyle sculptures because we are well aware of the unique look they give to a backyard or even a place of business. Put a gargoyle like Silas the Sentry near the back door and guests will either feel as if they are walking into a medieval mansion, a place of fantasy, or wonder if they should enter in the first place. For less intimidating gargoyle statues that are also on sale, you might like the cute little Picc-a-Dilly Gargoyle Sculptures Set.

However, no gargoyle scene looks complete without an appropriate dragon. We have more than one fine dragon statue on sale including Dread, the Dangling Dragon Wall Sculpture, and the striking Desmond the Dragon Sculpture.

Find the best selection of gargoyle statues, dragons, and other Gothic decor for the best prices at Design Toscano.

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Dark and Beautiful Gothic Decor

Dragon's Wrath Sculptural ChandelierGothic decorations aren't for everybody but those of us who appreciate this unique genre of decor are enchanted by the dark, exquisite beauty. The dark themes shown by these items remind us of favorite books, films, and games that bring us to another time and place. We appreciate the fine, sharp details shown by many Gothic items, and the efforts and imagination required to create stunning, unique decor like the Dragon's Wrath Sculptural Chandelier, and the Balkan Vampire Blood Cross Statue.

We also like the fact that Gothic furniture is available. Classic, Victorian-themed metal crosses adorn the distressed wooden cabinets and sides of the dark and beautiful Gothic Sanctuary Five Drawer Chest to give it an ancient, storied look. The perfect complement to this fine piece is the equally Gothic and distressed Gothic Sanctuary Side Table.

Dark and beautiful items are also available to decorate the tops of these furniture items. The Shadowcrested Tomb Guardians Dragon Chalice is a beautiful, detailed ceremonial cup that features twin dragons. Although it isn't recommended for use as an actual drinking cup, it makes splendid, eye-catching, Gothic interior decor. It also pairs well with a number of other exquisite items including the Dragon Strike Illuminated Sculpture.

Pay nothing for regular shipping when buying $75 or more in resin garden statues, and other unique items at Design Toscano until today, January 14th.

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Three Good Arguments for Gargoyle Figurines

Emmett the GargoyleGargoyle garden statues can be fitting decor for any backyard. Given the intimidating, Gothic look of a classic gargoyle, that might not seem feasible for gardens decorated with cute animals and other cheerful, benign sculptures. Nevertheless, although some of the more frightening gargoyles would certainly look out of place in a garden filled with adorable animal garden sculptures, there are other, very cute gargoyles that fit the bill. The following are three arguments that show why Gargoyles are more versatile than many people realize:

 

  • A classic, regal look: Yes, many gargoyle statues give the garden a classic, royal look because they were traditionally limited to the ramparts of cathedrals and castles. They were high class decor meant to scare off all things evil, and can still provide an intimidating, Medieval touch to any garden.

 

  • Unique, beautiful sculptures: This is one of the easiest arguments to make for getting a gargoyle sculpture. A statue like Gaston, the Gothic Climbing Gargoyle is one of a kind wall decor meant to entertain any garden guest. 

Purchase $75 or more in garden statuary, and anything else at Design Toscano until January 14th and get free regular shipping.

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Benefits of Basil Street Gallery Décor for Any Business

Warwickshire Dragon Glass-Topped Coffee TableDecor has a number of functions. It can be used in the backyard to lend a bit of character to our personal green oases. We use interior decor to help turn an apartment or house into a personalized home. Decor can also be used for illumination, and furniture like the Warwickshire Dragon Glass-Topped Coffee Table can help you serve drinks in unique style. However, fine decor can also be successfully used outside the home, especially in a place of business.

When we walk into a store, hotel, or restaurant, we want to feel welcomed. We are more likely to make a purchase, enjoy our stay, or at least talk about the place of business if we feel "at home", are treated like royalty, or are pleasantly surprised and entertained by our surroundings. The right type of decor helps make this happen, and some of the best decorations for this purpose can be found at Basil Street. The Peacock Goddess Torchiere Floor Lamp is a unique and elegant way to provide lighting for a store, restaurant, or hotel. To make an even bigger impression on customers and guests, pair it with the Entwined Mermaids Sculptural Floor Lamp.

Clients can also be given a royal, classic welcome with decor like The Rose Garland Sculptural Pedestal and the Venus of Arles Sculpture.

Find the best selection of beautiful garden statues and unique decor more at Design Toscano.

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Save 20% on Extraordinary Decor and Garden Statuary at Design Toscano

Hebe, Goddess of Youth SculptureSome statues are simple, others are quaint, and then there are the sculptures that are nothing less than spectacular. These are the statues that act as centerpiece decor for the garden or place of business, and capture the attention of every guest and customer. When put on display in a home or place of business, they become conversation pieces long after guests and clients go home. One such statue is the Hebe, Goddess of Youth Sculpture. This is one of several spectacular garden statues in our collection that lend an elegant, distinguished touch wherever they are put on display.

The Giant Buddha Monument-Sized Garden Sculpture is one of the more spectacular Asian garden statues in our collection. This big, four foot tall, seated Buddha statue is perfect for gardens that need a big touch of tranquility. It pairs especially well with the stunning, Asian Dragon with Power Orb Solid Bronze Garden Sculpture.

Other bronze statues in our collection act as spectacular decor for any garden. The Mermaid of the Isle of Capri is lovely two-toned bronze that lends a classic touch to the backyard, especially when used as a fountain for a pond or pool. We also have several, stunning, contemporary bronze sculptures including the beautiful Taking Wing Solid Bronze Garden Sculpture.

Enjoy a 20% discount on spectacular resin garden statues and fine décor for home, garden, and place of business until January 31st, 2014.

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Three Tips for Picking Out the Best Dragon Garden Statues

Asian Dragon of the Great WallDragon decor has been around a lot longer than a lot of folks realize. Some of the oldest wall decor in the world are depictions of dragon-like creatures from the ancient kingdom of Sumer. Dragons have also made their way into paintings, and are featured as statues in ancient China, Mayan Guatemala, and Medieval Europe. Of course, we can't forget about dragon decor in modern times either. Given that any evidence of real, live dragons has yet to be discovered, this decorating theme probably features the most enduring mythical creature on the planet.

If you have yet to pick out a dragon sculpture for your garden, these three tips will help:

 

  • Don't worry about the dragon sculpture fitting in with other decor: The reason you don't really need to worry about this is because since dragons are classic statuary, there is a dragon sculpture that will fit in with any decorating theme. There are even dragon statues that are simply adorable. "Blushing Babel, the Bashful Dragon" Statue is one such statue.

 

Find the best selection of high quality resin garden statuesanimal garden sculptures, and fine interior decor at Design Toscano.

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Buy Beautiful Design Toscano Décor and Enjoy Free Shipping!

Daydream Fairy SculptureThe big day for gift-giving is just around the corner but we still have a little bit of time to buy those last minute gifts. To help you get those final items, we are offering free regular shipping on everything in our collection from today until December 19th. Why waste valuable time and brave the holiday crowds at the nearest plaza or mall when you can find fantastic decor in our online store and pay nothing for shipping? Exactly. It only takes minutes in the cozy comfort of the home to find amazing garden fairies and unique interior decor that get shipped for free as long as the purchase is made by Friday, December 19th.

The Daydream Fairy Sculpture is an enchanting, beautiful, life-like fairy that showcases the curiosity and dreamy nature of the fairy folk. This exquisite garden statue is an ideal gift for people who appreciate fantasy novels and films, Victorian gardens, and fine garden statuary.

Unique interior decor items also make wonderful gifts. Browse our extensive collection of indoor statues for high quality, unique sculptures like the Golden Bastet of Ancient Egypt Statue, and the Steampunk Avenger Dark Angel Statue. Or, perhaps those last special people on the list would prefer the Keeper of the Elixir Dragon Statue?

Pay nothing for regular shipping on beautiful resin garden statues and anything else in our collection until Friday, December 19th.

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Final Day to Pay Nothing for Shipping on Beautiful Design Toscano Gifts

Joy, the Flower Angel StatueToday is the last day of our free shipping weekend. Don't wait until tomorrow to pay nothing for shipping on holiday gifts and fine decor for the home and office. The money that you save on shipping today can be used to buy an extra present or two for yourself, or to get a head start on shopping for new resin garden statues for the backyard.

Joy, the Flower Angel Statue is one of the new additions to our collection of fine garden sculptures. This beautiful little angel is painted with pleasant, easy-going colors and has a sublime, innocent look. Give this high quality sculpture to a special friend and save one for your own backyard. Pair this fine angel statue with another new addition to our collection; the beautiful Tranquil Guardian Angel Statue

Our best-selling items also make fine gifts. Apex, the Winged Dragon Sculptural Roof Cresting is a unique addition to a shed, dog house, or the top of a regal home. The realistic Iggy the Iguana animal yard statue also makes an excellent addition to any backyard, while the Delightful Dancing Ducks Welcome Sign makes for a cheerful, easy gift.

Pay nothing for regular shipping for any of the fine garden statues and other high quality, unique items in our collection, today, December 6th.

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The Free Shipping Weekend at Design Toscano Starts Today!

Flowers for FelicityAt Design Toscano, we know how much shopping needs to be done for the holidays. We have to buy food, drink, and decor for parties, maybe a new outfit or two, and new holiday decorations for the home. Then there are the gifts. Those shopping needs vary by the number of people on the list but costs can be substantial. To help you find the most exciting gifts while staying within the holiday budget, we are offering free regular shipping from today until December 6th.

Pick out and save on beautiful garden statuary for friends and your own backyard. The Flowers for Felicity Little Girl Garden Statue is an excellent gift idea for folks with a green thumb and anyone who grows flowers in the garden. This statue can also be used in a sun room and reminds us to look forward to warmer days.

The Spirit of Nottingham Woods Greenman Tree Sculpture is another fine gift to get for people who love tales of dragons, elves, and knights. They will love how this unique decor puts a mysterious face on a favorite tree. If you or that last person on the gift list would rather go for decor with a bit more color, you might like the Tropical Scarlet Macaws Wall Sculpture.

Buy any of our fine garden statues and other high quality decor today until Saturday, December 6th, and enjoy free shipping.

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Last Day to Take 25% Off Garden Statuary and Other Fantastic Decor

Eygptian Royal Atonement Wall HangingThe Black Friday weekend comes to its busy close today. With luck, you will have already found bargains on all of your holiday gifts and can thus sit back and relax with more Thanksgiving leftovers. Luckily, those of us who still need to buy a gift or two can still take advantage of Black Friday sales by shopping at Design Toscano. The sale in our store is still going on today and makes it easy to save big on high quality resin garden statues and the best in beautiful decor. Buy anything on our site by today, November 30th, and you can take 25% off.

That includes big savings on wonderful, new Egyptian art like the classy, Egyptian Royal Atonement Wall Hanging. This elegant decor is a fitting addition to rooms that feature Egyptian-themed items, Gothic tables, and antique replicas.

Speaking of antique replicas, the big 25% savings also make today a good one for buying Medieval furniture items. Get the Beardsley Faux Leather Lion Chair as a gift for a good friend or for yourself. This solid mahogany beauty is carved by hand, and like similar chairs from 15th century mansions, features claw-feet and carved lion heads on the padded arms. You can also save on the incredible Warwickshire Dragon Glass-Topped Coffee Table.   

Buy any of our fine garden statues and other unique items today, November 30th, and enjoy a 25% discount.

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Gothic Décor Gift Ideas

Frost, the Gothic Dragon Holiday OrnamentAt this time of the year, we could all use a gift idea or two. Even if you know exactly what to get for 99% of the people on your list, there are always one or two people for whom gift ideas are evasive. One unique idea is decor with a Gothic flair. You might be surprised at the number of people who would like Gothic decorations. While ravens and other classic Gothic items are best suited for folks who already have a strong appreciation for the genre, there are other items suited for people who appreciate classic decor and fantasy novels.

Frost, the Gothic Dragon Holiday Ornament is a limited edition ornament that shows a beautiful snow dragon perched on top of a crackle glass orb. This collectible will be one of the most unique and striking ornaments for any tree and will be much appreciated by anyone who enjoys the fantasy genre.

The Marshgate Castle Dragon Sculptural Electric Wall Sconce might be a good option for the person who has everything. This unique, functional decor blends the intriguing details of a dragon head with an illuminated orb. Try the Zombie Claus Holiday Statue for folks who like zombies or someone who has everything, including a sense of humor!  

Buy any of the beautiful resin garden statues and other items in the Design Toscano collection today, November 16th, and pay nothing on regular shipping.

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Free Shipping on Unique Holiday Ornaments at Design Toscano

Dragon with a Sweet Tooth Holiday OrnamentThe winter holidays are a wonderful time to celebrate and spend time with cherished family members and good friends. Decorating for the season is an essential part of it and that presents opportunities to be as creative as you want. This season, instead of taking the same old decor out of storage, get creative with new, unique decor for the tree, home, and office.

If this year's tree could use an eye-catching holiday makeover, decorate it with unique Design Toscano ornaments. The Dragon with a Sweet Tooth Holiday Ornament blends a traditional holiday symbol with the magic and fantasy of a dragon. Although most dragons breathe fire, this little guy is more intent on eating all of your yummy holiday candy. Keep it away from the fruit cake (or not)!

Put Skelly Claus II Holiday Ornaments to make your holiday guests look twice when they see your tree. Family members and guests who enjoy the fantasy genre will love these eye-catching ornaments.

The Santa Claus Sculptural Glass-Topped Holiday Table also makes it possible to serve your party guests in proper North Pole style. Don't forget to leave cookies on it for the big guy driving a sleigh pulled by eight tiny reindeer!

Buy any of the unique ornamentsresin garden statues, and other items until November 16th and pay nothing on regular shipping.

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Realistic Dragon Garden Statues

Sir Gawain's Dragon SculptureDragons might be creatures of legend but more than one person has wondered if they was a time when dragons did indeed roam the land. The belief in dragons is supported by the presence of similar, scaled beasts in a variety of cultures from different times and places. However, since a fossil of a dragon has yet to be found, their actual existence seems far from likely. Nevertheless, that hasn't stopped scholars from trying to find explanations for sculptures, artwork, and tales that depict dragons from ancient Babylon, China, and Europe.  

Tales and legends of dragons may have been inspired by fossils of dinosaurs, might stem from interactions with large reptiles, or maybe even come from other unknown creatures from the distant past. Some also say that dragons are just metaphors but whatever their origin, legends of dragons endure to this day. We can see them in several films, they still make regular appearances in novels, and life-like dragon decor can show up in the backyard. One such realistic depiction of a dragon is the Sir Gawain's Dragon Sculpture. This fantastic, highly detailed dragon looks as if it is clawing its way into the garden! You also get the attention of garden guests with the realistic, two foot plus long Stoker's Moors Dragon Skull Statue.

Shop at Design Toscano to find the best selection of dragon decor and other unique garden statuary.

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Give and Save on Animal Yard Statue Gifts

Shadowed Predator Black Panther StatueHoliday shopping can be a challenge. It would be so much easier and less time-consuming if all of our family and friends could just give us their wish lists. Your brother already has everything, what more could he possibly want? Then there is the wonderful niece who doesn't seem to like anything (or at least doesn't say what she likes). The best way of dealing with such holiday shopping conundrums is to think outside the box. One of several out of the box options in our collection is the animal garden sculpture. Most people like animals or at least appreciate them, especially when the animal appeals to their personality.

The uncle who likes mystery, adventure, or happens to have a pet cat will love the Shadowed Predator Black Panther Statue. This beautifully detailed animal statue mesmerizes with haunting green eyes, and its stealthy, feline posture.

If that special person on your list enjoys medieval stories and the fantasy genre, she or she will be thrilled to get The Dragon of Falkenberg Castle Moat Lawn Statue. This unique, wonderfully detailed medieval dragon makes a classic statement in any backyard.

If your niece likes gargoyles (make sure to ask!), she will love the Detest the Rest Statue. If she doesn't know what a gargoyle is, give the adorable Meerkat Clan Statue.

Enjoy a 20% discount on any of our holiday gifts until December 7th.

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Enchanting Resin Garden Statues of Mermaids and Other Extraordinary Creatures

Daydreaming Mermaid of Langeline CoveMythical creatures are, by definition, impossible to encounter outside of the realm of imagination. They can be downright common in novels and films that pertain to the fantasy genre but few of us claim to have ever actually seen such creatures as dragons, gargoyles, gnomes, or unicorns. Do that and the general populace is probably going to question your sanity. That said, there is one physical place where extraordinary creatures are celebrated.

That special place is the garden. Although the mermaids, fairies, and other enchanting creatures that occur there aren't going to come to life, beautifully detailed statues of those creatures always lend an enchanting look to the garden. The Daydreaming Mermaid of Langeline Cove Statue is a classic depiction of a Sea Siren with realistic, life-like features. This mermaid looks best when displayed next to the pool, a pond, or a garden fountain.

Our daydreaming mermaid looks even better when complemented with the equally enchanting Mermaid of Langeline Cove Wall Sculpture. This lovely, vibrant mermaid is fantastic wall decor for both the garden and the home interior.

Mermaids are indeed extraordinary and the Ocean's Little Treasure Mermaid Statue is downright adorable but they aren't the only unique creatures in our collection. Browse our selection of extraordinary statues to find sculptures of dinosaurs, hobgoblins, and a realistic Bigfoot statue.

Find the best selection of unique garden statuary for the best prices at Design Toscano.

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The Smiling Garden Gargoyle Statue

Abbadon Gargoyle StatueGargoyles are fearsome beasts that were designed to scare away bad spirits and enemies of the realm. Since their main task has always been that of a fierce guardian meant to keep unwelcome things away from the front gates, we can't really expect them to look nice and cuddly. However, although creatures like the Abbadon Gargoyle Statue are nothing but intimidating, there are a few gargoyles that seem more intent on entertaining your guests than scaring them. Some of them even have grins on their faces.

One of those smiling, happy gargoyles is Leo the Laughing Gargoyle. This happy go lucky creature is a unique and cheerful addition to the backyard or any room in the house. With its big, happy grin and canine-like pose, Leo looks like he would rather be a dog than a gargoyle.

After adopting Leo as the new family pet, get the Winston Gargoyle Statue to give him some cheerful company. The muscled limbs and hoofed feet identify Winston as a gargoyle but unlike his frightening brethren, this fellow wouldn't harm a fly. By the content look on the face of this gargoyle, Winston seems to have found inner peace (or has just finished devouring a would-be foe). Complement Leo and Winston with cute little Babble, the Gothic Gargoyle.

Find the best selection of high quality gargoyle figurines, dragon statues, and Gothic decor at Design Toscano.

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Dragon Garden Statues and Gothic Collectibles

Dragon of FalkenbergThe dragon might be a mythical beast but that hasn't stopped it from being depicted in paintings, novels, and other forms of art. Although no one has actually ever seen a scaled, fire-breathing dragon, many of us put a dragon statue in the garden. It gives the place a classic Medieval touch and demonstrates our appreciation of the fantasy genre. The Dragon of Falkenberg Castle Moat Lawn Statue is a wonderful Medieval addition to the yard. Put this serpentine dragon sculpture next to a pool or near the back door to have it swim through your imaginary moat.

Your skill as a dragon hunter can also be demonstrated with the Stoker's Moors Dragon Skull Statue. This fierce, fanged faux skull of a dragon will impress all of your garden guests with its two foot plus length and realistic appearance.

Dragons also make wonderful Gothic decorations for the interior of the home. The Dragon Minions of Darkness Statues are fantastic, detailed sculptures of dragons in flight. The bright metallic tones add to their life-like appearance and lend a fine Gothic touch to the desk, den, or bedroom. Complement these fine dragons with the Jaw of the Dragon Offering Dish. This beautiful Gothic piece is decorated with an exquisite dragon and Celtic knotwork for full effect.   

Find high quality dragon sculptures and exquisite Gothic decor at Design Toscano.

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Save 20% on Unique Yoga-Themed Statues from Design Toscano

Satya, the Yoga Dragon StatuePeople have been practicing Yoga for more than 2,000 years and this ancient form of exercise has become even more popular in recent times. Although it's up to the individual to make time for Yoga practice, you might get inspiration from a couple of our new indoor statues. Satya, the Yoga Dragon Statue blends the authentic Gothic look of a detailed, scaled dragon with a meditation posture. This clawed, winged beast could be looking for enlightenment or getting ready to pounce on any who dare to approach the magical gem on its throne. Whatever the reason for its Lotus seated pose, this dragon will always be unique, intriguing decor.

Complement Satya with Zazookie, Lord of the Sky Dragon Statue. This colorful, enchanting dragon is painted with iridescent hues to give it a striking, magical appearance. Although it's not seated in the Lotus position, this beautiful, fire breathing monster still makes a fine addition to a library, study, or collection of Gothic objets d'art. 

Dogs can enjoy Yoga too! Dog lovers and Yoga practitioners alike will love the Zen of Canine Yoga Dog Statues. These fun statues make great gifts and are perfect desktop decor.

Enjoy 20% off these fine statues and any of our new arrivals until October 17th.

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Unique Dragon Garden Statues for Your Halloween Party

Stoker's Moors Dragon Skull StatueHalloween decor isn't just meant to scare trick-or-treaters and lend a spooky atmosphere to the yard. Fine Halloween decor is also an essential part of the Halloween party. In general, the better the decor, the better the party, and this is why you may want to use dragon statues as part of this year's Halloween decorations. The right dragon sculptures add a regal, supremely scary touch to the yard and interior of the home. Since few people make use of dragon statues as Halloween decor, your dragons might also be the most unique decorations in the neighborhood.

The Stoker's Moors Dragon Skull Statue is a realistic, detailed depiction of a horned dragon skull. Put it on a side table to entertain party guests or leave it in some other strategic spot to give them a shocking surprise. Complement this unique decor with the Talons of the Dunheviel Dragon Wall Sculptures.

The Horned Dragon of Devonshire Wall Sculpture makes for frightening Halloween wall decor. Guests will admire the fine details of this classic, climbing dragon and it can act as fine Gothic decor long after the end of your Halloween festivities. Match this exquisite reptilian decor with the Hardwick Dragon Wall Pediment.

Enjoy 20% off any of the resin garden statues in our Halloween collection until September 27th.

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The Unicorn as an Outdoor Garden Sculpture

Mystical Unicorn of Avalon StatueGarden statuary can take the form of angels, gnomes, animals, gargoyles, and just about anything that fits into a garden decorating theme. In fact, the versatile nature of resin garden statues means that we can even decorate the yard with strange, mythical creatures. Detailed sculptures of lions, foxes, and horses lend the garden a beautiful, realistic look, but if you are looking for something a bit more magical, put sculptures of dragons and other mythical creatures on display.

The Unicorn is one such creature and statues of this most magical of animals will give the yard a fantastic, enchanting touch. Although no one has ever seen a live Unicorn, in Medieval times, stories of this beautiful, one-horned Equine creature were taken so seriously that it was featured on more than one Coat of Arms, and can still be seen on the official Royal Coat of Arms for the United Kingdom. It also makes a lovely, elegant animal statue for any yard. That pristine, magical beauty is perhaps best displayed by the Mystical Unicorn of Avalon Sculpture. Complement this fine animal yard statue with the smaller yet appropriately named and lovely Enchanted Unicorn Sculpture.     

Purchase $75 or more in resin garden statues and anything else at Design Toscano, and enjoy regular shipping for free.

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