How to Know When to Buy Dragon Garden Statues

Stoker's Moors Dragon Skull StatueNo matter how big or small a collection of  resin garden statues may be, there always comes a time to buy more garden statuary. We might want to change the overall decorating theme and lack the right type of statues, or we might just feel like putting something new on display. The following three reasons show when it might be time to buy a few dragon sculptures:

  • The backyard could use an infusion of Gothic Decor: Dragon statues are classic but they will also fit into any Gothic decorating theme. Whether you have a backyard with an emphasis on the creepiest of sculptures or one that pays homage to Gothic architecture, dragon sculptures fill an essential niche.
  • The gargoyles look lonely: In other words, if you already have three or more gargoyle statues but no dragons, it's time to balance that Gothic display with a dragon or two. You could go for a basic scaled beast like Desmond the Dragon Statue or just put a dragon skull in a flowerbed.
  • The house could use a unique rainspout: One of the funny things about dragon sculptures is that they don't just have to sit around and proudly show a ferocious, enchanting demeanor. They can also be used as rain spouts and look great when used for that function! Try Ranier, the Sculptural Dragon Rainspout.
Find the best in dragon sculptures for the garden, gargoyle figurines, and hundreds of other high quality garden statues at Design Toscano.
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Last Day to Write a Review and Have a Chance at Winning a $200 Gift Card for Design Toscano

Tian Shan, the Asian Panda SculptureToday is December 15th and it's the final day to have a chance at winning $200 to spend on any of the resin garden statues and other unique, high quality decor on the Design Toscano site. If you haven't heard about this contest yet, the only thing needed to enter it is to write a review about your favorite item from Design Toscano. Write that review today and you will have a chance at winning a $200 gift card for anything on our site. That includes such beautiful garden statuary as the ever popular Music from Heaven Angel Statue and our realistic Bigfoot Statue. Buy the Music from Heaven Angel Statue and the garden will be decorated with the combined detailed beauty of a classic angel statue and the pleasant sounds of wind chimes. Purchase the Bigfoot sculpture and your yard will be decorated with one of the most unique and realistic statues on the block.

If you would rather use the prize money for animal garden sculptures, you could go with an ultra cute Tian Shan, Panda Sculpture, decorate the yard with a sleek Black Panther, or choose among dozens of other realistic animal garden statues. If Gothic decor is more to your liking, use the gift card for gargoyle figurines, dragon statues, and exquisite interior decor.

No matter what you would like to use the gift card for, you can't win it if you don't enter the contest so write your review on a Design Toscano item today!

This contest ends today, December 15th, and cannot be combined with other offers.

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Flash Sale at Design Toscano! Get a 25% Discount Today Only!

 "Beautiful Black Swan" StatueAt Design Toscano, we are always grateful for the many clients who visit and shop at our website. We like to show that gratitude by offering discounts on quality garden statuary and other beautiful decor on a regular basis. These can be sales on Gothic Decor, new arrivals, and once in a while, site-wide discounts on everything in out catalog. Today happens to be one of those rare, entire-site sales and it's a good one. For today only, January 3rd, we are holding a one day Flash Sale where you can take 25% off of everything on our site!

Buy any of our beautiful animal garden statues, garden fairies, or other quality decor for home and office and you can enjoy a 25% discount! Take advantage of this one day Flash Sale and buy birthday gifts for friends and family who appreciate the best in quality decor, and those have yet to experience the beauty of quality resin garden statues, wickedly exquisite gargoyle figurines, and other unique decor items.

We have hundreds of high quality items to choose from including such breathtaking animal statues as our realistic Lioness with Cub, and the Beautiful Black Swan Statue. These are just two of many unique sculptures in our collection that always make an impression on garden guests and clients.

The Flash Sale discount also goes for splendid Egyptian Decor, the fantastic items from our Basil Street Gallery, and everything else on our site so place your order today and take 25% off!

This sale cannot be combined with other offers.

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Write a Review and Win $200 off Resin Garden Statues!

Music from Heaven Angel Statue: LargeAt Design Toscano, we love to hear your thoughts on our quality garden statuary, garden fairies, and other unique backyard decor. When we search for items to add to our catalog, we look for the best in both interior and outdoor decor for home and office. Since we only choose items that we would love to put into our own gardens, we look forward to hearing how you feel about that stunning gargoyle statue, classic angel, or incredible large Buddha statue. In fact, we like hearing from our customers so much that we are offering a chance at winning a $200 gift card for everyone who writes a review on any of our items.

From now until January 15th, 2014, write a review on your favorite Design Toscano statue or other item in our catalog and you will be entered into a drawing to win that $200 gift card. All you have to do is pick out one of your favorite gargoyle figurines or other item in our catalog, and write a review about it for our site! Since it's easier to talk about things that one likes, we suggest reviewing one of your favorites. Tell us how you how you feel about that sculpture, how you picked it out, or better yet, if you have one, a story related to that cherished Music from Angel Angel Statue or other beautiful Design Toscano decor.

Send us a review about one of your Design Toscano items from now until January 15th, 2014, and have a chance at winning a $200 gift card for anything on our site!

This sale cannot be combined with other offers.

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Fantastic Indoor Dragon Garden Statues

"Dragon Minions of Darkness" StatuesDragons have enchanted, frightened, and intrigued people for thousands of years. While no one really knows how legends of dragons originated, that doesn't stop us from continuing to love stories of massive, fire-breathing beasts to this day. We help keep those stories alive in part, by using exquisite dragon decor in the garden. A dragon skull or a statue of a scaled Medieval beast rising out of the ground makes for quite the fantasy-inspired statement but there is also dragon decor for the home interior.

Two of the most enchanting dragon statues for the inside of the home are the Dragon Minions of Darkness. Both of these statues feature classic winged dragons replete with sharp fangs and claws. A further touch of realism is provided with bright, shining hues of emerald green, ruby red, silver, and brilliant gold. In most stories, dragons are not dull, feeble minded monsters but display a cunning mind as sharp as their massive claws, and sport shining natural, brightly colored suits of armor. Artist Liam Manchester has managed to capture just that essence with these fine dragon sculptures and adds another dramatic touch by placing them more than a foot and a half above their stone-shaped mounts. Put these stunning dragon statues on display to enthrall all of your fantasy fan guests.

Enjoy 20% off these fine dragons, Medieval home decor, all of our detailed gargoyle figurines, and everything else on the Design Toscano site when purchased by December 31st.

This sale cannot be combined with other offers.

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Enjoy a 20% Discount on Resin Garden Statues and More During Our End of Year Sale!

"The Eye of the Dragon" Mystical Safe BoxThe holidays are pretty much over and that means that we no longer need to rush around in search of the best gifts (at least for another year). When we go shopping now, we can take our time, look around, and think about the best garden statues for the backyard, the most appropriate resin garden statues for business, and pick out absolutely exquisite indoor decorations. Smart shoppers also realize that this and the next few weeks can be some of the best days of the year for deals on everything from pool accessories to summer clothes and resin garden statues.

Here at Design Toscano, you will find your fair share of deals with a 20% discount on every item in our online store. That includes unique decor such as a replica of a Medieval suit of armor, and wonderful gargoyle sculptures such as the detailed and intimidating Silas the Sentry. Pair Silas with other gargoyles from our collection and stunning dragon decor such as Dread, the Dangling Dragon Wall Sculpture.

Keep in mind that all of our accents, objets d'art, and accessories are also on sale. That includes such beautiful unique items as the Eye of the Dragon Mystical Safe Box, and the stunning Russian Imperial Eagle Faberge Style Enameled Eggs.

Enjoy a 20% discount on these and hundreds of other unique items at Design Toscano today.

This sale cannot be combined with other offers.

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Merry Christmas from Design Toscano!

Ascending Angel SculptureToday is December 25th and for kids of all ages, this is the biggest day of the year. Merry Christmas from all of us at Design Toscano and Happy New Year! We hope that 2013 was a wonderful year for all of you and that 2014 is filled with success, peace, and happiness. It's still winter but that means there's plenty of time to think about new garden statues for the backyard, home, and business. They might come in the form of fantastic animal garden sculptures like the Catch of the Day Grand Bear Sculpture and adorable animal garden statues such as the Yorkshire Lambs. Both of these animal statues demonstrate the realism and quality shown by all of our animal sculptures including classic Victorian style items such as the Regal Lion Sentinel of Grisham Manor.

If the backyard could use a new angel, the Ascending Angel Statue is one of our more dramatic items while the Praying Basilica Angel Statue captures the classic beauty of a devout, detailed angel with flowing locks, gown, and big feathered wings. If gargoyle figurines are more to your liking, we have sculptures of those intimidating creatures to meet just about every taste. The powerful Large Florentine Gargoyle Statue is one of the more classic gargoyles in our collection while little Emmet the Gargoyle wins awards for being the cutest creature on the block.

Find the best deals on beautiful resin garden statues and other high quality decor at Design Toscano today.

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Dragon and Gargoyle Bronze Garden Sculptures

Winged Gargoyle of Naples Solid Bronze Garden Statue - SmallSome folks might stick to garden gnomes and an angel statue or two when it comes to backyard decor but some of us would rather decorate the yard with gargoyle figurines and majestic sculptures of dragons. Neither decorating theme is better than the other because it all comes down to a matter of personal preference. Gnomes tend to be cute while gargoyles are by nature, somewhat more intimidating. However, they are also wonderful, classic decor. Since gargoyles can be found on the ramparts of castles and some of the world's most majestic Gothic cathedrals, you could also say that those winged monsters are sort of like royalty when it comes to garden decor.

Given their special status, it's only logical that we offer dragon and gargoyle sculptures in bronze. This classic, beautiful metal alloy was a favored sculpting medium for the ancient Greeks and continues to be used by professional artists to this day. The color, texture, and durability of bronze can help turn a good quality statue into a masterpiece. Both of our bronze dragon and gargoyle sculptures fall into this category and make a prize addition to distinguished gardens of any home and business. The Asian Dragon with Power Orb is a fantastic, enchanting statue that can also be used as a fountain while the Winged Gargoyle of Naples makes for an exceptional welcoming sculpture for the backyard.

Find these and other fine bronze sculptures at Design Toscano.

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Quality!

sailin9 from Ontario - Canada reviewed the Gaston the Climbing Gothic Gargoyle Statue: Medium

Bottomline: Yes, would recommend to a friend.

Rating:

Gaston is amazing! He is so well made and easy to install. We put him by our front door outside of our house. I am proud to be the "house with the gargoyle". He looks just like his picture online. So far he has gone through an ice storm high winds and rain..... only time will tell how he will hold up.

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3 of the Most Adorable Resin Garden Statues

Garden statuary can take the form of a magnificent classic angel sculpture, realistic animal garden statues, and many other decorating themes. While most folks wouldn't describe gargoyle figurines as being exactly cute in nature, we do carry several statues in our collection that are absolutely adorable. These are just three of those very special statues:

  • The Reading Rebecca Garden Scholar Statue: This wonderful little statue is a heart warming addition to any yard and perfect for anyone who loves to read and adores the innocence of statues that depict children.

"Reading Rebecca Garden Scholar" Statue

  • Young Sweethearts: Kissing Children Garden Statue: With a bouquet of flowers in hand, the little girl in this statue combination receives a gentle kiss from her special little friend. She might not be so happy when he shows her the frog he has hiding behind his back! This sculpture is bound to be one of the cutest additions to any garden.

Young Sweethearts: Kissing Children Garden Statue

  • Sophie in her Sundress Statue: What little girl doesn't love to show off her new sundress? This little child sculpture is a high quality, innocent addition to every yard. Sophie's dress can also act as a bird bath or a means of displaying your favorite flower cuttings.

"Sophie in her Sundress" Statue

Find these adorable statues and great prices on other high quality decor for home and office at Design Toscano.

Enjoy free regular shipping when purchased by Thursday, December 19th!

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Save on New Gothic Décor and More at Design Toscano

Gothic Temptress StatuesGothic decorations are more than gargoyle figurines and breathtaking dragon sculptures for the garden. Those statues are certainly magnificent but Gothic decor also includes beautiful wall decor, statuettes, and functional items. We update our Gothic collection with new items on a regular basis including decor that could be classified as Gothic, Medieval, or even Celtic. The Celtic Knotwork Tiffany-Style Stained Glass Window is one such piece. This beautiful stained glass piece combines the elegant patterns of the Celtic art form with a Gothic arch and warm red, yellow, and silver hues.

The Spirit Guide Angel Statue is just one of several striking statuettes in our collection. This fine piece was created by artist Anne Stokes and shows a striking, detailed angel with majestic wings and has a Celtic touch. Although this fine indoor decor displays the same type of enchanting mystery as many other Gothic items, if it seems a bit too angelic, there's always the equally enchanting, brightly colored Gothic Temptress Statues. Compliment these statues with the striking Jaw of the Dragon Offering Dish.

Enjoy 25% off these items and all of our beautiful resin garden statues, Gothic decor, and everything else on our site as long as you purchase by Friday, December 13th.

This sale cannot be combined with other offers.

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Take 20% Off Resin Garden Statues!

Jurassic-Sized Allosaurus Dinosaur StatueThe Friday after Thanksgiving might be Black Friday, but today is another big shopping day and that translates to more savings for holiday shoppers. Here at Design Toscano, we are offering 20% off garden statuary and everything else on our site. Buy any of our animal garden sculptures, fine Gothic decorations, and Egyptian decor by tomorrow, December 10th, and take 20% off the regular price.

Perhaps the garden could use another animal yard statue? The Shadowed Predator Black Panther Statue is an excellent addition to backyards that also feature gargoyles, Greek garden statuary, or other animal garden statues. It only takes one look at the realistic green and deadly beautiful eyes of this panther to understand why this big cat is one of the most feared predators of the jungle.

You could also take advantage of this sitewide discount and buy fantastic dinosaur statues such as a Jurassic-sized Triceratops or a Jurassic-sized Allosaurus. Both of these sculptures were carefully designed and created to closely resemble the huge reptiles that roamed the Earth more than 60 million years in the past. They show that realism with finely detailed scales, correct proportions, cold eyes, and fierce claws. Entertain the grandkids by putting these unique statues in the yard or put them on display in the garden of a hotel or other business to entertain customers.

Buy these and other unique decorations from Design Toscano  by the end of tomorrow, December 10th and enjoy a 20% discount!

This sale cannot be combined with other offers.

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Pay Nothing for Regular Shipping on Gargoyle Figurines from Design Toscano!

Talysus the Terrible Gargoyle SculptureGargoyles have graced the ramparts of castles and cathedrals for centuries but thanks to modern resin technologies, we can also put these fantastic sculptures on display in our very own gardens. The detailed, bat-like wings, scales, and other intimidating features of this old Medieval form of art are an essential aspect of any Gothic decor theme, while the classic appeal of gargoyles makes even the most ferocious gargoyle suitable for a garden that also features angels, animal garden statues, and beautiful outdoor water fountains. The timeless appeal of the gargoyle makes this a suitable sculpture for both indoors and the outdoors and a fine gift for someone who enjoys the fantasy genre.

Whether you buy a gargoyle statue to be used as a winter holiday gift, or to decorate your own place, today is a great day for purchasing a gargoyle or two. Buy gargoyles today and tomorrow from Design Toscano, and you pay nothing for regular shipping! The absence of regular shipping costs makes today an excellent day to buy cute little Emmet the Gargoyle Sculpture for the garden, or Talysus the Terrible for the backyard. Both of these modern gargoyles would fit right in with their old Medieval counterparts because they are crafted in the same intimidating style (although Emmet is much more adorable!).

Find great deals on gargoyle sculptures and more from Design Toscano.

Pay nothing for regular shipping on these and other items from Design Toscano when purchased by tomorrow, December 8th.

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Take 20% Off Gargoyle Gifts and More from Design Toscano

Double Trouble Hanging Gargoyle SculptureBlack Friday Weekend continues at Design Toscano with a 20% discount off everything on our site. Buy any of our unique resin garden statues, breathtaking angel statues, or other fine decor on our site and get 20% off as long as you order by the end of today, December 1st. The discount and date means that today is an excellent day to buy presents for all of the people in your family who have unique and distinguished tastes. Those who love fantasy novels and Gothic decor will be thrilled with any of our fine gargoyles and other stunning Gothic decorations.

People who appreciate the best in unique decor will love to tear off the wrapping paper and see Gaston, the Climbing Gargoyle Statue! Gaston is one French gargoyle who refuses to just make faces as he sits back on his laurels. Instead, he climbs the walls and ramparts of any castle to sneer down at all who pass below his startling gaze. Pair this active gargoyle with the wonderfully detailed Double Trouble Hanging Gargoyle Sculpture.

Gothic and Medieval decor also comes in other, less intimidating forms including absolutely stunning furniture items like the Lord Raffles Grand Hall Lion Leg Coffee Table and beautiful wall decor such as the Chateau St. Roche Sculptural Wall Mirror.

Save on these items, beautiful garden fairies, and hundreds of other high quality decor when ordering by today, December 1st.

This sale cannot be combined with other offers.

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Enjoy Black Friday Sales at Design Toscano!

Wing of Icarus Sculptural Metal Wall FriezeBlack Friday weekend is here! This is the big day for shoppers and stores alike and although our store is online, we are still offering 20% off everything on our site from today until Sunday, December 1st. That means everything from wonderful resin garden statues to the stunning interior decor featured in our Basil Street Gallery. Save on unique garden statuary like our Bigfoot Statue. This Design Toscano classic is a fun addition to any backyard and will be a hit at many a hotel and business. In keeping with legends of Sasquatch, our realistic Bigfoot sculpture is big, strong, hairy, and has a large, dome-shaped head. Give this unique statue to friends and family who enjoy the outdoors and the paranormal.

Browse Basil Street to find the best in unique, high quality decor, functional furniture, and other beautiful gifts. This is the best place to shop for artistic, elegant wall friezes such as the Wing of Icarus Sculptural Metal Wall Frieze and the exquisite Cupid and Psyche Sculptural Wall Frieze. You will also find great deals on premium decor such as the French Neoclassical Griffin Pedestal and the Saint Benoit Demilune Wall Shelf.

That 20% discount also goes for all of our beautifully detailed animal garden statues, gargoyles, Gothic tables, and much more.

This sale cannot be combined with other offers and ends on Sunday, December 1st.

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Garden Décor: The Overlooked Excellent Gift Idea

"Dreamland Fairy" StatueSometimes it's hard to find gifts for the holidays because we just end up thinking about the same types of presents we gave the year before. It might be clothing or some useful item but we don't often think of giving decor for the backyard. This is a perfect gift for anyone who has at least some green space behind the house. If the person in question likes to spend time in the garden, that's even better, but anyone with a backyard could use high quality decor for the garden. Even if he or she already has a fine display of Greek garden statues or a fun bunch of garden gnomes, you can bet that they will love to take the wrapping off another statue for the yard.

To find the best garden statue for that special person, think about how they have decorated their yard along with their hobbies, what they like to read, and so on. If they only have gnomes and other cute garden statuary, garden fairies like the Dreamland Fairy Statue is a good bet. They might also like high quality animal garden statues like adorable Pongo, the Hanging Baby Orangutan. However, if that special person is a fan of science fiction or fantasy novels, buy gargoyles figurines like the Chained Cathedral Gargoyle Statue or a realistic dragon skull statue.

Find the best garden decor gifts at Design Toscano.

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Gargoyle Gifts for the Holidays

Argos Gargoyle Sentinel StatueThere are many types of presents that we can give for the holidays but the key to a good gift is finding one that will be appreciated or even adored by the recipient. If someone on your holiday gift list happens to love stories with dragons, plays fantasy video games, or is an aficionado of the horror genre, they are going to love it when they open that gift wrap and find a gargoyle statue. Gargoyles are classic decor that can give home and the garden an enchanting, magical touch. The different types of gargoyle sculptures also make it possible to find a gargoyle that fits into every decorating theme.

Cute Emmett the Gargoyle will look right at home in a backyard replete with cheerful garden gnomes, animal statues, and other light-hearted decor. Whether you put little Emmett off in a corner or right next to the back door, guests will love this littlest of gargoyles.

If you would rather see a classic, fierce, and intimidating gargoyle, Boden the Sentinel fits the bill with sharp claws, half open wings, and a no-nonsense expression on its fanged face. Put Boden on one side of a garden path and Argos the Sentinel Gargoyle on the other for full magnificent effect. If those are too fierce, you can go back to the cute route with The Picc-a-Dilly Gargoyles Sculpture Set.

Buy these gargoyles and any of the unique items on the Design Toscano site by the end of Sunday, November 17th and pay nothing for regular shipping.  

Free shipping ends on Sunday, November 17th and can't be combined with other offers.

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Fierce and Beautiful Dragon Garden Statues

Ranier, the Sculptural Dragon RainspoutDragons can be mystical, enchanting, and wise, but we should never overlook their fierce nature. Many are the stories and legends of a powerful, dangerous dragon that needs to be avoided and/or appeased at all costs. To do otherwise might invoke its fiery rage and could doom the entire community. To resolve that perilous problem, the local villagers either send some sort of tribute or a hero to rid themselves of the beast. Hence, we have the legend of the dragon slayer but despite the danger associated with dragons, we continue to be spellbound by these mythical, magical creatures. They represent a fierce beauty that comes to life in fantasy novels and movies, and whenever they are depicted, the audience can't help but be impressed by their dangerous, majestic beauty.

You can bring that same detailed beauty into your garden with many of our dragon sculptures. The Mystic Dragon Avenger Statue shows the fierce side of the dragon with sharp details and a fanged snout. As it coils around its magic orb, this striking dragon somewhat resembles a gargoyle meant to protect your garden.

For a fierce and functional dragon, try Ranier, the Sculptural Dragon Rainspout. Put this unique garden statue at the end of a gutter and it will look as if the scaled beast is breathing fire every time it pours.

Find the best in beautiful dragon statues, gargoyle figurines, and other unique decor at Design Toscano.

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Give Gothic Décor This Holiday Season

Steampunk Skull Containment VesselDecor is an essential part of the holiday season. We decorate the home to demonstrate our beliefs and give the place the right type of holiday character. Many of us do the same for the yard and hope to impress holiday party guests with unique, funny, and stunning decorations. While it's pretty easy to head to the nearest big box store and buy average, everyday decor, finding high quality decorations and decor that makes a big impression can be a bit more of a challenge. To avoid the hassle of finding unique, high quality holiday decor, the best place to shop is at the Design Toscano site. While looking for resin garden statues that add holiday cheer to the backyard, it's also an excellent opportunity for buying unique and wonderful holiday gifts.

If you have family and friends who would rather get Medieval decor and Gothic-themed gifts than a toaster or other average gifts, you will find plenty of fantastic possibilities at our Medieval and Gothic gifts page. Give the Steampunk Skull Containment Vessel as a stocking stuffer or if you are in search of a more elaborate gift, thrill that special person with Hastings, the Warrior Dragon Glass-topped Sculptural Table. These are just two of many fine Gothic items in a unique holiday collection that also includes Medieval furniture and splendid gargoyle figurines.

Enjoy 20% off the wonderful gift items in our Design Toscano holiday collection!

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Dragon Garden Statues that Scale the Walls of Home and Garden

Dread, the Dangling Dragon Wall SculptureDragons have been immortalized in paintings, sculptures, and folk tales for thousands of years. Although we often associate dragons with European knights, stories of winged, scaled monsters date back much longer than Medieval times. Depictions of dragons have also been found on ancient Sumerian artifacts and even on much earlier rock art. Although the reason why tales of dragons are found in dozens of cultures continues to be a mystery, that doesn't stop fantasy writers from putting them into their own stories nor artists from crafting fantastic dragon statues. They also make a wonderful garden statuary statement, especially when depicted as realistic creatures that perch on top of a roof or crafty magical beasts that scale the garden walls.

Dread the Dangling Dragon Wall Sculpture is a lively winged dragon that is clearly happy to be climbing up the wall. His scaled appearance, toothy grin, and formidable claws make this a classic dragon sculpture suited for the walls, trees, or other perches of home and garden. Pair it with a realistic Stoker's Moors Dragon Skull Statue to add to the Draconian effect.

The Warsin Dragon Statue is another climbing dragon and one with a classic look that fits right in with a Gothic-themed backyard or a garden that hosts a fine display of Greek garden statuary and stone garden angels.

Find the best in dragons, gargoyle statues, and other unique, high quality resin garden statues at Design Toscano.

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