Where to Put a Large Garden Gargoyle Statue on Display

Florentine Gargoyle StatueGargoyles are classic decor in a category of their own. Those of us who love to decorate our homes with dragons and other types of Gothic decor also have a strong appreciation for high quality gargoyle figurines. However, many folks who do not generally decorate with Gothic items also have a gargoyle statue or two because these interesting sculptures fit in with a variety of decorating themes. For example, a large, high quality gargoyle like the Florentine Gargoyle Statue adds a nice touch to a backyard with a few Greek garden statues, and Emmett the Gargoyle Sculpture can fit in with garden gnomes and cute animal statues.

When purchasing a large gargoyle, one of the biggest challenges is figuring out where it should be put on display. For example, you might want to reserve one side of the backyard for an angel statue, and put Talysus the Terrible Gargoyle Sculpture on the opposite side of the yard. Or, Talysus might look best when placed in a dark, shaded corner of the backyard.

Entranceways are another perfect place for gargoyles because these intimidating stone beasts were meant to act as guards and greet certain guests with cold stares. The Argos Gargoyle Sentinel Statue will look right at home when placed next to the back door, or as a centerpiece item.

Buy exquisite gargoyle sculptures for great prices at Design Toscano.

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Final Day for 20% Savings on Gothic Décor and Garden Statuary at Design Toscano

Socrates the Gargoyle ThinkerFebruary is coming to its quick end along with our sitewide sale at Design Toscano. Today, whether you buy a few objets d'art or majestic Gothic tables, you can also enjoy a 20% discount on any of the fine decor in our collection. Buy and save on Gothic items like the Spirit of Nottingham Woods: Greenman Tree Sculpture. This unique sculpture lends the yard a haunting touch and looks even better when paired with such detailed, realistic gargoyle figurines as Socrates, the Gargoyle Thinker Statue, and the Legend of Cambridge Hopping Gargoyle Sculpture.

Folks looking for Gothic gifts today are also in luck because they can save 20% on a host of exquisitely dark works of art. Among the wide variety of Gothic gift items in our collection are the Poe's Mystic Raven Solid Hardwood Walking Stick, and The Dragon's Pentacle Wall Sculpture. Buy and save on these and other striking Gothic items to surprise that special person with the most unique of gifts.

Of course, all of our garden statues are also on sale, including beautiful animal garden statues, high quality cute gnomes, and such wonderful angel sculptures as the Heaven's Guardian Angel Garden Statue.

Take 20% off any of the unique decor, resin garden statues, and other items in our collection until today, February 26, 2015.

This sale cannot be combined with other offers.

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Sculptures for Outside that Lend the Garden a Touch of Zen

Zen Garden Gnome StatueEvery garden could use bit of Zen. We are talking about decor that highlights the naturally peaceful demeanor of the backyard, and sculptures that match the soft, soothing whispering of summer trees. Such statues remind us that our backyards are sanctuaries from the stress of everyday life, and that the simple things are often, the best things.

Peaceful sculptures come in a variety of shapes and forms. Gnomes play their part, especially the "Zen Garden Gnome" Statue. This classic gnome has let go to the point of providing a home for a bluebird. Put this unique gnome statue near a favorite bench or yoga practice spot for inspiration. Pair this meditating gnome with the equally colorful "Strike a Pose Zen Yoga Frog" Statue.

Certain Greenmen can also contribute to the peaceful atmosphere of a garden. The Daphne: Greenwoman Wall Sculpture reflects the cheerful nature of trees made to dance in a gentle summer breeze. Look close and you can see fairies cavorting in Daphne's leafy locks.

Buddha statues are another type of sculpture perfect for touching the garden with a bit of Zen. Make a big, peaceful statement with a large Buddha statue like the Giant Buddha Monument-Sized Garden Sculpture, or go smaller with the Baby Buddha Studying the Five Precepts Statue.  

Find the best selection of high quality garden statues for every decorating theme at Design Toscano.

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Valentine’s Day Garden Statues at Design Toscano

Young Sweethearts: Kissing Children Garden StatueHappy Valentine's Day! We hope that everyone reading this blog spends a lovely day with someone special. Before you get ready for a fun date, we hope to set the mood for love by talking about a few of our favorite Valentine's Day items.

Our Young Sweethearts: Kissing Children Garden Statue captures the innocent beauty of young love. Although the little girl seems happy with a kiss on the cheek, she might change her mind when he gives her the frog hidden behind his back! This lovely statue is a wonderful spring addition to any garden and also works well as decor in a restaurant or hotel.

The Rainy Day Gnomes Under an Umbrella Garden Statue is a lovely, endearing sculpture. The twinkle in the eyes of this little couple shows how happy they are to be sharing an umbrella. This romantic garden statue will look right at home when the weather warms up, the flowers come out, and the spring rains fall.

Of course, the 14th of February just wouldn't be complete without mentioning Cupid. Although the messenger of love can strike at any time of the year, Eros works overtime on Valentine's Day. The "Cupid's Message of Love" Statue is a classic addition to the garden, whereas the Cupid and Psyche Bonded Marble Bust lends a romantic touch to the interior of the home.    

Find the best selection of high quality garden statuary and unique decor for home and business at Design Toscano.

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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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Exactly what I was looking for!

Wheel Barrel Willie: Garden Gnome Statue

 

Bottomline: Yes, would recommend to a friend.

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I searched many stores locally but this was exactly what I was for!

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Excellent quality, very attractive.

Voltaire Marble-Topped Bombe Chest

 

Bottomline: Yes, would recommend to a friend.

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I was pleasantly surprised by the quality of this piece. We needed a narrow bombe style chest to use along side my recliner. There were not many options. My wife came across this and it looked nice but we had not purchased from Design Toscano before. I was hesitant to purchase from a company that also sold Pope figurines, garden gnomes and King's throans. So I had a couple beers and my wife a bottle of wine and we placed the order online. First, delivery was extremely fast. We ordered it Saturday night and it was delivered Tuesday morning. The table was very safely packed. Assembly took 5 minutes. Simply attach the feet. I immediately noticed the use of really wood., solid and ply veneer. Most furniture in the price is entirely MDF board painted to look like stained wood. The drawers fit nice, line up perfect and glide easily. The only defect found was a slight finishing blemish in the stain on the bottom drawer. Not a big deal but there nonetheless. My wife was not completely happy that the chest is a darker and redder color then pictured. Personally I really like the color but it does not match like we thought with our other furniture. As noted by others, the granite top is not attached. A simple solution is to use a bead of silicone caulk at each corner. This is the same method that stone counter top is installed to kitchen cabinets. Simple and semi permanent. This was an excellent purchase. If sold at a furniture store I would expect to pay double the price. Extraordinary value.

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Take 25% off Design Toscano Décor and Gifts Today!

Fairy of the West Wing Sitting StatueToday, we are celebrating holiday happy hour! For today only, buy any of the unique gift items and beautiful decor on our site and you can take 25% off. The combination of big savings and high quality items make this an excellent opportunity to buy all of those holiday gifts. Know someone who enjoys the fantasy genre or has a garden with statues of gnomes? That special person will love a high quality garden fairy statue like the Fairy of the West Wing Sitting Statue. This exquisite sculpture is crafted with beautiful details and looks even better when paired with the fantastic Celtic Fairy's Perilous Perch Garden Statue.

To find other exquisite gift items, look no further than the Basil Street Gallery. The high quality decor and objets d'art at Basil Street are perfect gifts for people who enjoy collectibles, already seem to have everything, or simply appreciate high quality items.

It's also a good day to take advantage of big savings on Gothic tables and other fantastic furniture items. Whether buying the Effingham Gryphon Library Table for a special friend or for yourself, buy it today and you enjoy big savings on an exquisite, hand-carved antique replica. Pair it with the Grand Classic Edwardian Dining Chairs Collection for more savings on fine furniture.

Enjoy a full 25% off any of the beautiful resident garden statues and decor on our site, today only!

This sale cannot be combined with other offers.

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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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I do like it. I'm giving it to my brother, an artist.

Titus, the Landscape Painter Garden Gnome Statue

 

Bottomline: Yes, would recommend to a friend.

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The painter was going to join the other gnomes in my garden, but I believe my brother would so appreciate there being another artist in his home.

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Creepy Gnome Garden Statuary for Halloween

Zombie GnombieGarden gnomes are such friendly creatures. They invariably smile, embody good cheer, and are right at home in a peaceful, beautiful garden. However, some gnomes have a dark side and those frightening beings make wonderful Halloween decor. Although you could put regular garden gnomes near a jack-o-lantern, or dress them up in miniature Halloween costumes, that still can't compare to the terrifying appearance of the Zombie Gnombie Statue. Zombie Gnombie shows that even the most cheerful and wholesome of beings can be turned into a raving, horrifying zombie!

This unique, fantastic Halloween decoration will be a hit at any October festivity. Don't be surprised if party guests take pictures with this gnome gone bad and congratulate you on your taste in unique Halloween decor.

Guests will also be entertained by the Far East Garden Fighters Ninja Gnome Statue. Although this garden gnome isn't nearly as creepy as Zombie Gnombie, it still lends a fun, mysterious look to your Halloween decor. Not to mention, this gnome is already dressed for the occasion.

Pondering Sylvester, the Cynical Gnome Troll Statue is another gnome that acts as wonderful Halloween decor. Is this creepy gnome troll wondering what sort of mischief it can cause next? Is it looking for its next victim? Let the trick-or-treaters ponder that!

Find the best resin garden statues for Halloween and every holiday at Design Toscano.

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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.

This offer ends on September 21st and cannot be combined with other offers.

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Buy Resin Garden Statues and Other Fine Decor for a Discount

Digger, The Garden Gnome StatueAlas, the end of summer is nigh. Next week, we celebrate Labor Day, the start of a new school year, and the beginning of autumn. We are marking this fun change of seasons by offering 20% off animal garden sculptures and anything on our site until September 2nd. Buy fun, fantasy-themed fall decor like Bigfoot, the Bashful Yeti Tree Sculpture and take 20% off. Get the yard ready for autumn and save with high quality gnome statues like Digger or Gustav. Or, if you would rather buy Gothic furniture and unique objets d'art from the Basil Street Gallery, we will also take 20% off any of those items.

The savings possible with this sale also make today a good time to buy gifts for any upcoming birthdays and the winter holidays. Why wait to buy that special gift when you can save 20% on a fantastic stone garden angel today? That key friend or family member will love the Resting Grace Sitting Angel Sculpture or the cute Cherubs d'Amour Statue. These are just two of dozens of high quality angels, classic garden statuary, and many other beautiful garden statues in our collection. All of them are on sale, so take advantage and save on the best in garden statues today.

Enjoy a 20% discount on any of the high quality decor in the Design Toscano collection by September 2nd.

This sale can't be combined with other offers. 

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Shop Design Toscano to Save on Beautiful Wall Decor

Neptune's Horses of the SeaWe love to decorate the garden with high quality statues of garden fairies, animals, gnomes, and other sculptures. Statues add character, beauty, and life to the backyard, and can also be used as decor for holidays. However, statues aren't the only type of decor for the garden. Wall decor can also be used on the back of the house or garden wall, and they also make statements inside the home. Not to mention, wall decor items also act as fine decor for a business, especially hotels and restaurants.

The best place to find fantastic wall decor for great prices is on our "Sale Wall Decor" page. Shop for wall decor there and you will find dozens of beautiful friezes, contemporary decor, Egyptian Art, sculptural mirrors, and more for low prices. The Neptune's Horses of the Sea Sculptural Wall Frieze is one of several majestic frieze items that add a life-like, dramatic dimension to the home. Another wonderfully detailed, eye-catching wall decor item is the King Tutankhamen Wall Sculpture. Put this stunning Egyptian decor on the wall of your home or business to give it a regal, ancient touch of color and class. You could also add a royal Medieval look with the Chateau St. Roche Sculptural Wall Mirror.

Find the best selection of wall decor, beautiful garden statuary, and other high quality decor for home and business at Design Toscano.

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New and Unique Garden Statuary Gnomes

Bogey Burt Garden GnomeGnome statues are one of the more popular types of modern garden decor. We see those cute, friendly little beings in our neighbor's flowerbeds, many a backyard in town, and in our own gardens. It's easy to see why gnomes are popular because after all, what's not to like about gnomes? They sport brightly-colored clothes, have a cheerful appearance (except for our Zombie Gnombie), and wear funny, pointed hats. In other words, they are quaint, pleasant garden decor. However, the common nature of garden gnomes can also make it tough to find garden gnome sculptures that stand out from the crowd. This is why we carry a variety of garden gnomes that will always make a fun, unique statement in any yard.

Two of our new arrivals are no exception and make a fine gift for anyone who appreciates garden decor. The Bogey Burt Garden Gnome Statue has traded his garden spade for a driver and has the same look of concentrated hope on his face as the most serious of golfers. Bogey Burt will look perfect in the backyard of anyone who loves to walk the greens, on a putt-putt course, or at a country club.

Gezundheit Gunther Sneezing Garden Gnome Statue makes for a cute change from the hard working, smiling garden gnome. The bird on his finger better get ready to fly because it surely will with the huge sneeze coming its way!  

Find the best selection of resin garden statues for home and business at Design Toscano.

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How to Choose Asian Garden Statues for Your Backyard

Far East Garden Fighter Ninja GnomeResin garden statues are wonderful, essential decor for many situations but it can be a challenge to pick out the right statue. We usually start by asking ourselves a few key questions like "Which type of statues will look best in the garden?", "How many statues should I buy?", and "Which decorating theme should I follow?". In addition, if you haven't done much shopping for garden statues, you might not even know where to look.

Whether just getting started with garden decor or looking for another addition to your personal collection of heirloom quality items, the best place to shop is Design Toscano. Take a brief look through our extensive collection and it won't take long to see that we have the best selection of unique, quality decor for the best prices. If you were thinking of putting Asian-themed decor in the backyard, browsing our Asian garden statue collection is the first easy step in finding the best Asian decorations for the garden. Here are two other questions to consider when looking for the best Asian statue:

  • Is this the first Asian statue for the garden?: If you already have Asian-themed garden decor but lack a dragon, the Asian Dragon of the Great Wall could be a suitable addition. Or, if this will be the first Asian-themed decor in your backyard, the Enlightened Buddha Sculpture will make an impression. 

 

  • How do you use your garden?: For example, if the backyard is dedicated to fun activities and parties, a Far East Garden Fighter Ninja Gnome could fit the bill. However, if the backyard is a quiet retreat or place for meditation, you would be better off with something along the lines of a solid bronze Tranquil Buddha Statue.

Find the best prices for unique garden statuary and other high quality decor at Design Toscano.

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Delightful Garden Fairies for Sale

Fiona the Flower FairyThe fairy statue became popular garden statuary during the Victorian era. Before then, a lot of people didn't need to put statues of fairies in the backyard because they believed that the "little people" were real and frequented the garden on moonlit nights. On occasion, some people also left offerings in the garden to appease the fairies and gnomes that supposedly lived there.

In modern times, although we don't really believe that fairies actually live in the garden (at least most of us), we still like to pay homage to the legend with high quality fairy decor. By nature, most garden fairies are lovely, delightful creatures. Those attributes are shown by the majority of the fairies in our collection, including our beautiful Fiona, the Flower Fairy Sculpture. This life-like fairy sculpture has a peaceful smile and elegant features that lend a happy touch to any backyard.

Another, equally delightful fairy sculpture is Fannie, the Fairy Sitting Statue. Fannie's lovely little smile and half-closed eyes fit in perfectly with a lazy, warm summer garden. Don't forget to buy and save on the Woodland Fairy Garden House Statue to give Fannie, Fiona, and your other garden fairy statues a place to live.   

Take 20% off any of the garden fairy statues in our collection as well as any of our high quality decor from today until July 7th as part of our July 4th sale.

This sale cannot be combined with other offers.

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Take 20% Off Fun, Tropical Resin Garden Statues!

Thatch-Roofed Tiki BarThere are so many ways to decorate a garden. We can give it a solemn, peaceful personality with beautiful stone garden angels, cherubs, and Victorian-themed statues. The right blend of animal garden statues can give it a wild, dramatic look, and a menagerie of cute animal and gnome statues will make the backyard look simply adorable. There are also resin garden statues that look fun and no theme does that better than tropical statues.

Tropical sculptures are meant for good times. They perfectly complement the fun, easy-going feelings of summer garden parties with bright colors, exotic appearances, and hints of places where people practice the art of relaxation. One of several tropical sculptures that shows that fun loving feeling is the Kanaloa Grand Tiki Sculptural Table. This Tiki is more than happy to act as a place to put a cold, tropical drink and shows it with a huge grin. Complement it with the hilarious "Beer Buddy Tiki Parrot" Statue.

You could also highlight your summer garden parties with a Thatch-Roofed Tiki Bar. This fun, functional decor will help you serve cold drinks in cool summer style, and comes with two bar stools.   

Enjoy 20% off any of the fun decor in our tropical statue collection when purchased today, June 18th, 2014.

This sale cannot be combined with other offers.

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Give a Boost to Summer Business with Garden Statuary

Three Amigos Spitting DolphinsThe warm days of summer are wonderful for many reasons. They act as a welcome respite from winter (especially when it's a brutal one), encourage us to take full advantage of the outdoors, and are a great time to explore and experience sites close and far from home. For many a business, summer is also an important time of the year. With more people outdoors and eager to enjoy time outside the home, more customers walk through the doors of restaurants, hotels, and a wide variety of stores.

Every business owner knows that it pays to use strategic marketing that brings customers into a place of business during the summer months, and garden statues can be an excellent, high value part of the marketing equation. However, not just any garden sculptures will do. We aren't talking about putting a gnome or two on display at a hotel but unique, spectacular statuary like the Lion of Florence Sentinel Statue and Base to welcome guests at the door of your hotel or restaurant. Majestic sculptures like this and the Grand Stone Egyptian Sphinx Statue make a place of business stand out from competition and will keep customers talking about their experience long after they have gone home.

Bronze sculptures like the beautiful Three Amigos Spitting Dolphins Trio can also do wonders for hotel decor and adds a regal touch to any place of business. Essentially, fantastic sculptures like this make people want to go in, stay for dinner or shopping, and come back with friends on another day.  

Find high quality decor and beautiful resin garden statues for great prices at Design Toscano today.

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Dragon Garden Statues and Dragon-themed Decor

Mystic Dragon Avenger StatueThe dragon is one of the most spectacular and mysterious of mythical creatures. These factors, along with the legends that accompany them, also turn dragon statues into striking, stand-out decor for any backyard. Put a dragon in the yard and your place will look a bit more like a regal keep than an average home. It will show guests and neighbors that you appreciate the fantasy genre, Medieval decor, and ancient tales.

The Mystic Dragon Avenger Statue is a powerful, striking dragon sculpture that looks best when displayed at the entrance to the backyard. It pairs well with the regal Grande Dragon Sentinel Statue, another stunning dragon statue that depicts a fierce, clawed, scaled dragon clutching a Medieval shield.

Although the dragon sculptures mentioned above focus on the fierce qualities of these legendary, intelligent beasts, dragon statues can also take on a fun, cute appearance. "Blushing Babel, the Bashful Dragon" Statue will make a nice pet for your garden gnomes, and "Mayze, the Dragon Protector of the Orb" Statue is a fun, fantasy-themed piece to put in the backyard.

Keep in mind that we also have a number of dragon-themed home accents including the exquisite Florentine Dragon Gothic Iron Doorbell, and the Celtic Timekeeper Sculptural Dragon Wall Clock.

Enjoy a 20% discount on any of these items, Gothic decor, and other items on our site until May 27th.

This sale cannot be combined with other offers.

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