Use Resin Garden Statues to Change the Atmosphere of Your Home and Business

Strike a Pose Zen Yoga FrogEvery once in a while, the house needs a change. Leave that old decor or paint job in place long enough and it starts to look as old as it feels. This affects the atmosphere of the home, and usually ends up affecting the moods of just about anyone who walks through the front door. When the decor feels "tired", it's time to change it to improve the atmosphere of a home or place of business. Needless to say, it's especially important to change the atmosphere of a place of business because it can affect customers.

If your place could use a bit of creative color, put the Strike a Pose Zen Yoga Frog on display. This unique animal yard statue is a cheerful piece that also works well as a fun indoor statue. Another indoor statue that works well to change the atmosphere of home and place of business is the Venus of Arles Sculpture. Use this beautiful replica of the ancient Greek masterpiece to add classic elegance to any room. It also makes for fine entranceway decor in a restaurant or hotel. If it's time to switch to Gothic decor, a high quality gargoyle like Silas the Sentry and beautiful furniture like the Lord Raffles Grand Hall Lion Leg Table could do the trick.

Find the best selection of garden statuary and high quality decor for every need at Design Toscano. 

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Pillars and Plinths Are Classic Garden Statuary

Classic Statuary Plinth BasesGarden statues come in many shapes and sizes. An animal yard statue might look very different from a bronze fountain or a fluted column but all of these and other sculptures for the yard fall under the category of garden statue decor. We use such sculptures in the yard and place of business because they add character, and inspire. Two of the most ancient types of garden decor are the column and the plinth. These items are still used to this day to act as bases for classic sculptures, and make a simple, classy statement when displayed all on their own.

Our Classic Statuary Plinth Bases show the same simple yet decorative and powerful appearance as Roman plinths on display in the Forum and various museums. Use them to elevate your favorite classic statues to new heights, as a place to display flower plantings, or let their beauty stand on its own.

Our Roman Doric Column Architectural Stone Stool Plinth shows the same wonderfully simple, powerful design as the authentic marble columns that date back to the days of Julius Caesar. This unique decor can be used as your personal imperial side table, to support a classic stone garden angel, or as a classy backyard decoration. 

Looking for high quality Greek garden statues and other beautiful decor for the home and place of business? Find the best statues and decor for the best prices at Design Toscano.

Write a review and send us a photo of a favorite item from our collection and you will entered into a drawing for a $200 gift certificate. This offer ends on August 31st, 2014.

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Greek Garden Statues for a Place of Business

Poseidon, God of the SeaThe ancient Greeks took the art of sculpting to new levels. Some Hellenic works of art are so realistic, it looks as if the statue might come to life and gave rise to myths of Medusa being capable of turning people to stone. The Romans improved upon Greek sculpting methodologies but the base of their knowledge came from the ancient Greek civilization. The sculptures that have survived from those eras are majestic and provide invaluable glimpses into the past. Their storied appearance also makes modern day versions of those classic sculptures excellent pieces for the garden but even more so for a place of business.

When we use decor for a business, we want it to portray a certain, appropriate character. However, perhaps most of all, we would also love if the decor could make our restaurant, hotel, or other business unforgettable. Greek statues like the grand-scale Poseidon, God of the Sea help make this happen because they are unique, spectacular decor that customers just don't see anywhere else. A statue of Poseidon or the Four Goddesses of the Seasons make them feel as if they are truly entering a special place. Complement the beauty of these statues with the stunning Spring Awakening Garden Statue for full marketing effect.    

Find the best decor and garden statuary for any business for the best prices at Design Toscano.

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Enjoy 20% Off Metal Gateways to the Garden

Princess' Entryway Metal Garden GateEvery garden deserves a gateway. A garden or other form of personal green space is an oasis of peace, a place where we entertain guests, or just relax to the sounds of outdoor garden water fountains. When we enter into that special place, we leave the stress and problems of everyday life on the other side of the gate. The boundary of your special garden can be marked by sentinel garden statue decor like the Boden Gargoyle, and with welcome signs. However, if the garden deserves a a distinguished, classical look, you might want to use an exquisite metal gate.

The Princess' Entryway Metal Garden Gate is enchanting, ornate decor that welcomes guests into the garden with proper flair. This beautiful, five foot plus tall gate is especially fitting for gardens that showcase Medieval decor, gargoyle figurines, dragon statues, and other fantasy-themed items. It also makes for a perfect entrance to backyards that feature classic statuary, and Victorian-themed gardens.

This metal garden gate can also be complemented with the Princess' Metal Garden Arch, a fantastic metal entranceway that stands 10 feet tall and has two small seats. It looks especially good when used to mark the entranceway to a Japanese garden, or collection of Greek garden statues.

Enjoy a 20% discount on these garden gates, any of our new garden statuary, and other new arrivals until August 20th. 

This sale cannot be combined with other offers.

If you would like to win $200 to spend on gateways and other decor in our collection, send us a review and photo of your favorite Design Toscano item by August 31st.

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Garden Fairies and Other Mysterious, Magical Creatures

Woodland Fairy Garden House StatueWe can decorate the garden with a wide variety of statues and garden decorating themes. While some of us stick to a Victorian-themed garden decorated with classic sculptures and Greek garden statues, others prefer a backyard highlighted with fantasy-themed decor. Statues of fairies, pixies, gnarled greenmen, and other creatures appeal to anyone with an appreciation for the fantasy genre and give the yard a magical touch.

The Woodland Fairy Garden House Statue makes an enchanting addition to a flowerbed or the area beneath a big, old Oak, and gives your garden fairy sculptures a welcome place to stay. Teasing Tessa is one of several fairies who would love to live in that cozy wooden house. In true fairy style, Tessa has delicate wings and clothing crafted from leaves.

Statues of pixies and garden trolls also make an enchanting addition to a fantasy-themed garden. The Stretch Garden Pixie Statue demonstrates the odd, magical appearance of these mischievous creatures and looks even better when complemented with the Valfried: Moon Gawker Garden Troll Statue. Valfried is one of the most unique fantasy-themed statues in our collection. Put it near the edge of a bush or flowerbed for full effect, and place the Spirit of Nottingham Woods Greenman on your favorite tree to complete your fantasy-themed garden.

Discover the best selection of unique garden statuary and other high quality decor at Design Toscano.

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Resin Garden Statues of Kittens

Kitten Kaboodle Cat Welcome SignGreek garden statues and solemn stone garden angels lend a beautiful, dramatic look to the garden. When put on display in restaurants and hotels, they can also welcome guests in classic, elegant fashion. However, as much as we love classic garden statuary, few folks would refer to such sculptures as being "cute". There are other sculptures that are much more suited for giving a cute touch to the yard, and one of the best is the kitten statue.

Big imploring eyes, a cute little face, and funny antics make kittens incredibly adorable and that same heart warming look is shown by several of our baby cat statues. If you would like to welcome guests to the garden in super cute fashion, put out the Kitten Kaboodle Cat Welcome Sign. Your guests will love it but watch out for cat lovers because they just might try to steal it!

Complement this cute kitten welcome sign with another fun kitten statue in our collection, the Kitten Crowd Family Statue. This sculpture shows a realistic portrayal of a family of happy house cats and looks "purrfect" when placed near the back door or in a library or living room. While acquiring kitten statues for the garden and home, you won't go wrong with the "Cherished Cat" Persian Kitten Statue for the desk. These kitten statues also make great gifts!

Find the best selection of high quality animal garden sculptures for low prices at Design Toscano.

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Greek Garden Statues or an Animal Yard Statue?

Hebe, the Goddess of YouthMid summer is here and it could be time to change some of the garden statuary. Those garden fairies that were a perfect addition to a backyard during the spring just don't seem to fit in with the other summer decor. Or, it could be that you just didn't get a chance to buy any new decor before summer kicked into gear. Whatever the reason, when it's time to go shopping for new statues for the garden, even if you already know where to buy high quality decor for the best prices, you also have to figure out what to buy.

For example, do you go with a new stone garden angel or other form of classic statuary, or a realistic animal garden sculpture? It would be nice to buy all of the above and more but since most of us are on at least some sort of budget, we have to settle for one or two of our favorite choices. If you are looking to add a touch of class to the garden, you might want to go with something like Hebe the Goddess of Youth or Thalia, Muse of the Garden. If the backyard could stand for a more natural look, we have a large selection of animal garden statues, including such wild animals as the Lioness of Namibia.       

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

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4 Goddesses worth the price.

The Four Goddesses of the Seasons Statue: All Four Seasons (Statue Only)

 

Bottomline: Yes, would recommend to a friend.

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Four Goddesses of the Seasons Statues made a great addition to our Statue Garden. While a smooth polished finish would have made them look more like Greek or Roman statues, the finish very closely represents the overall quality of English statues of the period.

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Celebrate Memorial Day with 20% off Unique Garden Statuary from Design Toscano

Venus of ArlesMay is such a beautiful month but like all good things, it eventually comes to an end. However, at least the end of May is marked by a holiday that kicks off the fun days of summer. Memorial Day will be here soon and we are marking this important holiday with a sale that takes 20% off everything on our site.

Buy any of the unique decor in our collection by May 17th and you can take 20% off the regular price. That includes such beautiful Greek garden statues as our high quality replica of the Venus of Arles, one of the most famous Venus sculptures in the world.

You could also take advantage of this sale and buy beautiful Victorian-themed sculptures. The Staverden Castle Peacock on an Urn Garden Statue is a classic, detailed depiction of a male Peafowl perched on an ornate urn. This fine statue pairs well with such Victorian-themed items as the French Pleurant and the Cherubs at Play Sculptural Fountain.

You could likewise take advantage of our Memorial Day sale to add an animal yard statue to the garden. Welcome garden guests with the super cute Puppy Parade Welcome Sign and entertain them with the Lifting a Leg Naughty Boston Terrier Dog Statue.

Enjoy 20% off any of our unique resin garden statues and other fine decor in our collection when purchased today until May 27th.

This sale cannot be combined with other offers.

 

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Find Fantastic Animal-Themed Décor in the Basil Street Gallery

Heads Above Giraffe Floor LampInspiration for decor comes from many sources. The ancient Egyptians based much of their art on their belief system, daily royal life, and the wildlife that occurred in the valley of the Nile. Sculptures of Greek deities were also based on a belief system while Greek statues of fauns and other mythical creatures came from their legends and folktales. Despite the passing of hundreds of years, Egyptian art continues to be popular in many parts of the world, and many a garden boasts a statue of a Greek deity.

Another source of inspiration that has endured since people made paintings on cave walls is that of the animal. The variety and beauty of life on this planet has given rise to countless paintings, sculptures, and wall decor. Several beautiful animal-inspired works are featured in our Basil Street collection, including the realistic Leopards Lair Sculptural Wall Frieze. This unique sculptural wall decor mirrors the behavior of an African Leopard at rest.

Another animal that has inspired many a work of art is the Indian Peafowl. Glad in shimmering blue, green, and bronze, it almost looks too extravagant to be real. Our Peacocks in Paradise Statue captures the incredible beauty of these amazing birds and is a regal addition to home and business.

At Basil Street, we also have animal-themed decor that blends lighting with animal sculptures. The Heads Above Giraffe Floor Lamp is one such unique decor item.

Enjoy free shipping on purchases of $75 or more at Design Toscano from today until Sunday, April 20th.

This sale cannot be combined with other offers.

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Would You Like $200 to Spend on High Quality Resin Garden Statues?

Oak King Greenman Wall SculptureSpring is the best time of the year for buying new garden statuary for the backyard. Since summer is just around the corner, we don't want to wait too long to buy beautiful new decor for the garden. To help you acquire new animal garden statues, and other high quality garden decor, we hold a variety of sales. However, this month, you also have the chance to win $200 to spend on fantastic garden statues and elegant interior decorations! All you have to do is write a review and post a picture of your favorite Design Toscano decor from today until April 30th. Do that and you will be included in a drawing for a $200 gift certificate that can be used for any of the beautiful items on the Design Toscano site.

That includes such striking Greek garden statues as Hebe, the Goddess of Youth Sculpture and the grand Venus of Arles Sculpture. Put these beautiful statues on display to give the backyard a classic, regal appearance.

That gift certificate could also be used for such fine greenmen statues as Bacchus, God of Wine: Greenman Wall Sculpture and the haunting Oak King Greenman Wall Sculpture. The elegant French Greenmen Wall Sculptures Le Printemps and L'Etoile can also be used as creative flower planters.

Animal garden sculptures also make a nice addition to a summer garden. Talk about your favorite Design Toscano animal statue and you might win $200 to use for buying the hypnotic Shadowed Predator Black Panther Statue.

Submit a review and photo of your favorite Toscano decor and have a chance at winning $200!

This contest ends on April 30th and cannot be combined with other offers.

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Enchanting Resin Garden Statues on Sale

Poseidon: God of the Sea Grand-Scale SculptureThe creation of sculptures has always been a magical process. In a sense, when an artist molds marble, bronze, or high quality resin into a recognizable form, he or she is giving a bit of life to that Pegasus, dryad, or fairy. Statues of such magical creatures are like solid representations of the things we see in fantasy novels, films, and our own dreams. The fact that they are "mere" sculptures doesn't change the fact that they are also enchanting works of art that bring our imagination to other, more magical places.

The Poseidon: God of the Sea Grand-Scale Sculpture is one such statue. This spectacular classic statue is a replica of an 18th century sculpture that was in turn inspired by works of art that date back to the ancient Romans and Greeks. Poseidon's muscled appearance, piercing eyes, and formidable trident show why the powers of the sea should always be respected.

Garden fairies are among the most enchanting of resin garden statues and Fiona, the Flower Fairy Sculpture embodies that magical look with soft, lifelike details, a crown made of flowers, beautiful butterfly wings, and an exquisite fairy dress. Match the beauty of Fiona with the equally enchanting Daydream Fairy Sculpture.

Enjoy a 20% discount off beautiful garden statuary and other items from the Design Toscano site from now until Friday, February 7th.

This sale cannot be combined with other offers.

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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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The Ancient Majesty of Greek Garden Statues

Poseidon: God of the Sea Grand-Scale SculptureGarden gnomes might win awards for being cute but some types of garden statuary are simply majestic. It's easy to see why classic angels fall into that category. Created to inspire and remind people of the beauty and majesty of the heavenly realm, angel sculptures accomplish this with other worldly beauty, feathered wings, and fine details. 

Classic Greek garden statues were sculpted for similar reasons. They were put on display in the gardens of temples and important homes to inspire worship and were also revered in part, for their beauty. In modern times, although few if any people continue to worship the deities of the Greek pantheon, sculptures of such deities as Poseidon, Hebe, and Hemera continue to bring classic, stunning beauty to the best of gardens. The Poseidon: God of the Sea Grand-Scale Sculpture is a fantastic, five foot replica of an antique statue that has graced more than one Italian garden since the 18th century. Compliment the powerful stature of Poseidon with the much softer beauty of Hebe, the Goddess of Youth, and Hemera, the Goddess of Daylight.

Put these and other Greek and Roman resin garden statues on display to add a distinguished touch to every yard.

Enjoy free regular shipping when purchased by the end of today, December 19th!

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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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Find Resin Garden Statues and Other Above Average Gifts at Design Toscano

The Praying Basilica Angel StatueNone of us want to give average, everyday presents to the special people in our lives. Sometimes, we end up doing just that but it's only because we can't find unique, high quality gift items. This year, instead of settling for less than the best when it comes to your holiday gifts, go shopping at the Design Toscano site. You won't find anything that can be described as "average" at our online store because we pride ourselves on only dealing with above average decor and other unique items that in turn, make excellent gifts.

Let's take our stone garden angel collection an an example. Instead of just one or two everyday angels, we have nine pages of exquisite angel statues. There are sweet cherubs like the Balancing a Dream sculpture along with several large classic angels like the Praying Basilica Angel Statue. Speaking of classic statuary, we also have a host of wonderful Greek Garden Statues and beautiful replicas of famous works of art such as the Birth of Venus Statue.

For fine interior decor, browse our extensive collection of objets d'art, Egyptian decorations, and more in the Basil Street Gallery. There's nothing average about items like the Bali Sculptural Wall Frieze, Neoclassical Male Occasional Table, or the Serengeti Soiree Giraffe and Zebra Bookends.

Find these and hundreds of other above average gift items at Design Toscano today.

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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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5 Fantastic and Unique Holiday Gifts from Design Toscano

Frederic, the Little Fisherman of Avignon SculptureAlthough some of us don't want to admit it, it's time to start shopping for holiday gifts. Sure, there's still plenty of time to find all of the presents you need but as we all know, the more we put off buying those gifts, the more difficult it becomes to find them. To avoid settling on less than average last minute gifts, buy high quality gifts for better prices now. That happens when you shop our holiday selection because, for a limited time, you can get a 20% discount off any of our holiday items. There are literally hundreds of excellent gifts to choose from including the following five possibilities:

Enjoy 20% off items in our holiday gift collection!

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Asian Garden Statues for a Contemporary Backyard

Cascading Bamboo Sculptural FountainThe garden is meant to be decorated. While you don't have to string lights from the trees (although that can also look nice at the right time of year), the backyard is always going to look better with a bit of decor. Resin garden statues add character and can let you decorate the yard with everything from Greek garden statues to highly detailed animal garden statues and stunning stone garden angels. However, if you would rather stick to a more contemporary touch when it comes to garden decor, you may want to consider using certain Asian garden statues.

While a large Buddha sculpture can add a majestic, timeless touch to the garden, Basho the Sumo Wrestler provides a more modern look. As he squats in classic Sumo fashion Basho gets ready to wrestle any of your garden gnomes and gives the garden a unique east Asian touch. To add depth to your contemporary garden sculptures, pair Basho with a Far East Garden Fighters Sumo Gnome Statue. The Sumo Gnome is also dressed for a wrestling match but looks far too happy and cute to actually do any wrestling. On the other hand, the Far East Garden Fighter Ninja looks more than ready to defend your backyard from squirrels, rabbits, and other intruders. To round out your display of contemporary Asian garden sculptures, you can't go wrong with the beautiful and musical Cascading Bamboo Sculptural Fountain.

Find the best selection of contemporary and classic resin garden statues at Design Toscano.

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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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