Legendary Gothic Decor

Count Dracula's Coat of Arms Wall PlaqueGothic and Medieval decorations are inspired by a combination of history and fantasy genre tales. This type of decor includes far more than just a few gargoyle figurines. It also incudes breathtaking, beautiful furniture items, stunning wall decor, and hundreds of objets d'art. Some Gothic decorations are also inspired by legends that date back to the Middle Ages. One such story is that of King Arthur and his legendary sword, Excalibur. This magic sword could only be pulled out of its natural stone scabbard by the hands of the true king of England and when Arthur removed it from the stone with ease, his true noble nature was revealed. Our replica of this legendary sword makes a majestic display of nobility when hung on the wall of your den. As befits one of the most famous swords of all time, it's made from fine, stainless steel, is nearly four feet in length, and is etched with Medieval designs.

Another, not so noble legend is that of Count Dracula. The name for the world's most famous vampire was taken from a title given to Vlad III Dracula, a fifteenth century Wallachian prince who became infamous for executing thousands of his enemies by impaling them on sharp posts. The actual family crest of "Vlad the Impaler" is shown on the hauntingly regal Count Dracula Coat of Arms wall decor.

Find these unique items and other legendary decor at Design Toscano!

Enjoy free shipping until March 17th with purchases of $75 or more!

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Gargoyle Figurines with a Modern Touch

Socrates, the Gargoyle Thinker StatueGargoyles are a type of decor that have been around for a long time. Although we associate gargoyles with the Middle Ages, various cultures have been putting sculptures of scary creatures on sacred places for thousands of years. The dragons of Babylonia may not look like the gargoyles that decorate French Gothic cathedrals but they were probably likewise used to intimidate and scare off evil spirits. In modern times, we might not expect gargoyles to protect the home from evil, but that doesn't change their status as unique, mystical decor.

Modern gargoyle statues still resemble their classic Medieval predecessors but some tend to show more detail and display more human-like characteristics. One such classic gargoyle with a modern touch is Goliath the Gargoyle. Goliath's fangs and muscles are big even by gargoyle standards but he seems to be more occupied with napping than scaring off intruders. This big, sleeping gargoyle is right at home when displayed on top of a television, book case, or garden wall.

Gargoyles aren't typically known for their intelligence but Socrates, the Gargoyle Thinker breaks that stereotype by showing that these medieval monsters are capable of deep thoughts. Whether he is thinking about the role of the gargoyle in an increasingly technological world, or just who to eat next, Socrates stuns with realistic, life-like details.

Find the best gargoyles and medieval decor today!

Save on high quality gargoyles and other unique items at Design Toscano

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Tropical Garden Statuary

Tropical Scarlet Macaws Wall SculptureCertain sculptures can take us to other times and places. Medieval decor can remind us of days when royalty lived in castles and keeps and the joust was the main form of entertainment.  Dragon statues and sculptures of other mythical creatures help to bring our favorite fantasy novels to life, and then there are backyard sculptures that simply remind us of warm ocean breeze on a tropical island.

Add the relaxed, easy-going character of Hawaii and the South Pacific to your backyard with tropical-themed statuary. The Gods of the Three Pleasures Tiki Statue is a fun, good-natured piece destined to be a hit at all of your backyard parties. Its wood-grain texture and Polynesian design give this resin garden statue an authentic appearance.

Add bright colors to backyard walls with the Tropical Scarlet Macaws Wall Sculpture. This colorful wall decor captures the breathtaking beauty of this large parrot species with detailed feathers painted in rich blue, yellow, and scarlet hues. Perched on a branch, the two macaws in this wall sculpture make an even bigger statement by standing five inches out from the wall.

In addition to colorful, tropical statues and decor, you can also add Polynesian flavor to the yard with the Tropical Thatch Umbrella Cover. Put this cured palm thatch on top of a backyard umbrella for an authentic, tropical beach look.

Find the best in tropical decor for the backyard, office, and home at Design Toscano.

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Good storage chest.

jsd2 from St. Louis, MO, USA reviewed the Medieval Strong Box Ottoman

Bottomline: Yes, would recommend to a friend.

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Comments: The chest is nice & deep to store blankets or other items. It seems a bit tall to use as an ottoman so it's probably better as a seat.

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Well-made Fun!

iananna from Dallas, TX reviewed the Dragons Thorne Medieval Rucksack

Bottomline: Yes, would recommend to a friend.

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Comments: My sons LOVE this backpack! It has room for all their schoolwork; and, the one-shoulder design is formed to help distribute weight. Another plus, the dragon emblem has not flaked or become worn. And, it's a design allowed in school. The cost is equal to the backpacks we found in chain retail stores. The difference...this bag has lasted for longer than a year :) You won't be disappointed!

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Perfect Gift Item for Medival Fans

Shyloc from PA reviewed the Desk-Sized Catapult

Bottomline: Yes, would recommend to a friend.

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Comments: Purchased this as a Christmas gift for my boyfriend who loves medieval weaponry. He loves it! I was surprised at the weight and solid construction of the piece. No problems with any of the mechanics and is a great conversation starter.

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Give the Backyard a Magic Medieval Touch with Dragon Garden Statues

Sword, the Arthurian Dragon StatueDragons have stalked the imagination for centuries. Those huge, scaled beasts inspire, enchant, and terrify us in hundreds of fantasy novels, movies, and folktales and never seem to go out of style. In fact, there might be no other mythical creature that measures up to the fire breathing dragon when it comes to prowess and popularity. Majestic, intimidating, and awe-inspiring, statues of dragons also add an enchanting touch to any home and backyard.

Fans of Gothic decor and fantasy will love the Mystic Dragon Avenger statue. A gothic, scaled dragon coils around a faux stone power orb and snarls in an expression of intricate danger and beauty. This sculpture makes a magical statement when placed on the edge of a garden path, in a flowerbed, or next to the backdoor.

Sword, the Arthurian Dragon Statue is another dragon sculpture that will take your breath away with its intricate details. The intelligent dragon in this statue crouches atop a Celtic base as it guards a magical sword. Heighten the enchanting atmosphere in your backyard by pairing it with Shield, the Arthurian Dragon Statue.   

Order any of these sculptures and the best in animal garden statues from Design Toscano between now and February 14th and get 20% off the regular price.

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20% Discount on Any On Sale Garden Statuary Starts Today!

Florentine Gargoyle Statue: LargeJanuary is the cold heart of winter. The temperatures outside are well below freezing in many parts of the USA and Canada, and shoveling snow has become a daily part of the exercise routine for lots of people. It's tempting to just stay inside but at least that gives you the chance to go through the house and take stock of items that you would rather sell than put into storage. We pretty much do the same thing and call it the Mid-Winter Clearance Sale. This January sale is a great chance to save 20% on any of our sale items and goes on from today until February 1st.

It includes gargoyle figurines like the classic Florentine Gargoyle Statue. This sculpture of a staunch Italian gargoyle is modeled after medieval gargoyle statues that perch on Tuscan churches. It comes in two sizes and both are fine examples of Gothic decor.

The clearance sale also counts for on sale Egyptian decorations like the stunning King Tut Sculptural Floor Lamp. This functional work of art adds lighting with an ancient, royal touch to any home and business.

Order any on sale item from now until February first and enjoy 20% off as part of our Mid-Winter Clearance Sale! This sale cannot be combined with other offers.

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Save 20% on Exquisite Décor from the Basil Street Gallery Today and Tomorrow Only

Fine decor can turn an average room into a chamber fit for royalty. It can help to inspire conversation in a Count Nikolay Faberge-Style Enameled Egg Collection Set of Twohome, office, or business and can be a reflection of the person who lives and works there. The right type of decor can also affect our moods and those of our guests and clients. For these reasons, it's worth it to pick out decor that is both unique and of a certain, high quality. These are the types of decorations found in our Basil Street collection and when you order anything from the gallery today or tomorrow, you can take 20% off the regular price!

Breathtaking new decor such as beautiful Count Nicolay Faberge-Style Enameled Eggs are included in this sale. These beautiful objets d'art are modeled after 17th century works of art created by Carl Faberge and add a stunning touch to any room with sparkling faux crystals on a bright, shining blue field.

You will also get 20% off beautiful furniture items like the Forbidden City Asian Console Table. This Asian-themed decor is inspired by antique Chinese console tables from the Ming dynasty era and is carved from solid hardwoods.

Forbidden City Asian Console Table

Find these beautiful items, Egyptian art, Medieval home decor, and hundreds of other high quality decor in our Basil Street collection.

Order anything from Basil Street today and tomorrow (January 24th) and get 20% off the regular price!

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Give the Home an Enchanting Touch with Greenmen Decor

Different types of decor lend different feelings and character to a home. When a house is decorated with Egyptian art, it demonstrates classic, royal elegance. Use medieval home decor and the interior of your Sutherland House Greenman Authentic Foundry Iron Door Knockerplace begins to take on the appearance and storied sentiments of a noble's castle. Animal garden statues add a bit of natural beauty to a backyard while other types of decor can turn your home into a place of magic and enchantment. One such type of decor is the greenman.

In blending a human-like face with wood, stone, or other elements, Greenman decorations look nothing short of magical. It seems as if they might talk at any moment and challenge the observer to touch them to see if they will respond (or maybe even bite!).

Greet guests at the front door with the Sutherland House Door Knocker. Cast from foundry iron, this classic, authentic door knocker is a replica of an original, bearded greenman, nineteenth century English antique.

Inside the home, put your own magic mirror on display with the Forest Spirits Wall Mirror. This greenman decor will remind you of ancient, legendary forests where gnarled old oaks come to life and tall Sugar Maples whisper as you walk beneath their leafy boughs.

Find the best in greenman decorations and hundreds of enchanting items at Design Toscano today.

 

 

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Last Day to Save 20% on Gothic Tables and Other Furniture Items

Effingham Gryphon Library TableIf you haven't taken advantage of our furniture sale yet, don't wait until tomorrow to order stunning replicas of antique furniture and other unique furniture items because the sale ends today! This is the last day to get 20% off of the regular price of any of our beautiful furniture so don't wait around to buy magnificent medieval home decor like the Effingham Gryphon Library Table. As with several of our tables, this heirloom furniture item is crafted from solid, gorgeous mahogany. This is a stunning sculptural piece that can be used as a writing table, hall table, or for other purposes, and will last for generations.

It's also the last day to get 20% off any of our beautiful chairs. When you put something into your house that is as stunning and comfortable as the San Lorenzo Renaissance Cross-Frame Chair, guests will spend just as much time admiring it as sitting in it (if they can pry you out of this beautiful, cozy seat).

Egyptian tables are also on sale and include such functional works of art as the Royal Egyptian Cheetahs Sculptural Glass-Topped Console and even a detailed, stunning replica of King Tutankhamen's Egyptian Throne Chair.

Order these beautiful items and any of our furniture by the end of today, January 14th, and get 20% off the regular price.

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Medieval Home Decor Furniture for the Office

The office doesn't have to be a sterile place with bare, bland decor. In fact, your personal work space York Monastery Solid Hardwood Gothic Benchshouldn't be like that at all or it might affect your productivity and attitude. Although an office shouldn't be filled with distractions, most people work better when they feel comfortable and happy with the decor. For those who appreciate the rich history of Medieval Europe and fine, antique furniture, that special decor will include items like the York Monastery Solid Hardwood Gothic Bench. Hand-carved from beautiful hardwoods, this Gothic bench will turn any office into a regal, inspirational place to work. It can be used as a bench as well as for storing files, books, and other items in the compartment beneath the seat.

No one should have to work in an impersonal, office and the Saint Thomas Aquinas Gothic Wooden Bookstand will ensure that your work space has character. This beautiful bookstand is a fine replica of a gorgeous Gothic bookstand from the eighteenth century and is hand-carved from beautiful hardwoods. Use it to show one of your favorite books and to hold any number of small office items.

Buy these beautiful furniture items for office and home by Monday, January 14th, and get 20% off the regular price. This sale is also applicable to Egyptian tables, Gothic tables, and all of our furniture!

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Enjoy 20% Off Gothic Tables and All Furniture from Now until January 14th!

Today, January 10th, kicks off the start of a five day sale on furniture at Design Toscano! From today until Lady Alcott Victorian Balloon ChairJanuary 14th, you get 20% off any of the furniture items on our site. This is a great opportunity to save on exquisite replicas of antiques such as the Antoinette Loveseat and the Carved Rocaille Chair. Hand-carved from gorgeous hardwoods and upholstered with jacquard tapestry, both of these pieces are an expression of elegant comfort.

Buy the unique Lady Alcott Victorian Balloon Chair to impress guests and relax with a favorite book and get 20% off the regular price if purchased between today and January 14th. Get a Dragon Sculptural Glass-Topped Table at the same time to increase your savings and add a bit of Gothic flair to your living room.

Speaking of Gothic, since all of our Gothic-style tables are on sale, this would also be the best time to buy stunning, heirloom furniture items like the fantastic Lord Raffles Lion Leg Coffee Table or the elegant Chateau Chambord table. Both of these medieval home decor items are hand carved from beautiful, long-lasting mahogany and are destined to be centerpiece items for any castle.

Order any of these, Egyptian tables, and hundreds of our other beautiful furniture items from now until January 14th and take 20% off the regular price!

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Medieval Home Decor for Your Den

The Raven's Perch Wall SculptureWe all need that place in the home where we can have some time to ourselves. That need to get away and relax with a favorite book in the confines of one's own home is especially desired during and just after the holiday season. It's not that we don't like our family and holiday guests, it's just that you sometimes feel the need to be surrounded by your own quiet thoughts, to work on that novel you always wanted to write, or to just self reflect upon what you want to accomplish in the new year.

The room known as the den was pretty much created for this purpose and it very much needs its own set of appropriate decor. This would be artwork, furniture, and other items that provide inspiration and reflect your hobbies and strengths. Historians and aficionados of the fantasy genre will get positive inspiration from the Raven's Perch Wall Sculpture or a Greek Spartan Helmet.

The Raven Sculpture is crafted with realistic detail and will remind you of dark tales written by Edgar Allen Poe and will hopefully inspire you to be as clever as this enigmatic bird. The Spartan Helmet may, in turn, inspire you to be more courageous and determined.

Order these Gothic décor items, objets d'art, garden statuary, or anything else on our site by the end of today, December 17th, and pay nothing for standard shipping costs!

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Deck the Halls with Gothic Décor!

Decorating for the holiday season is in full swing but you don't have to stick to traditional decor. Whether Emmett the Gargoyle Sculptureinterested in giving your decorations some Egyptian flavor or decking the halls with Medieval home decor, we make those and other creative decorating themes possible with high quality, unique items and objets d'art.

This holiday season, get several sets of three Skelly Claus II Ornaments to hang up on the tree, on the front door, and over thresholds. Use this combination of modern Gothic decor and Christmas as a replacement for mistletoe and to show guests that you aren't going to be throwing any ordinary old holiday party!

Buy wall decor like the Celtic Warriors Sculptural Wall Shield. This beautiful, captivating item makes a statement any time of the year but looks simply wonderful when surrounded by garland and other winter holiday decor.

No Gothic theme would be complete without a gargoyle statue or a dragon sculpture. Why not get both for this holiday season? They also look great during every month but make for fun seasonal decor when topped with an elf hat, crown of mistletoe, or draped with lights. Most gargoyles will play the part but cute little Emmet the Gargoyle will be a hit at any party! As for dragons, try dressing up Desmond the Dragon Statue as one of Santa's tiny reindeer.

Find the best in Gothic and Medieval decor for the lowest prices at Design Toscano.

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How to Find Great Savings on Gothic Tables and Other Quality Furniture Items

Furniture items lend themselves to being functional works of art and this tendency was often shown in Medieval home decor. European royalty and artistocrats dined at beautifully carved wooden tables and Victorian Rococo Faux Leather Wing Chair and Ottomansat on ornately carved chairs that could have just as easily been put on display in an art museum (exactly where many of those original pieces are found today). Although museums are the rightful homes of true antiques from European castles and keeps, artfully crafted replicas add a beautiful royal touch to any home.

To find the best prices on quality Gothic and Medieval inspired furniture this holiday season, go shopping at our furniture blowout page. You will find fantastic discounts on quality furniture like the Victorian Rococo Faux Leather Wing Chair and Ottoman and the Victorian Style Gossip Bench. Both of these stunning items are hand carved from solid mahogany and would look right at home in a stately Victorian mansion.

Save on a set of Toulon French Rococo Armchairs to accompany the Lord Raffles Lion Table for a dining room fit for royalty. These masterpieces of carved mahogany furniture command attention and look almost too good to use!

Shop at Design Toscano for the holidays and find the best savings on high quality Medieval home decor and furniture.

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Egyptian Decorations and Other Unique Ornaments for the Christmas Tree!

The Christmas tree has been a tradition for millions of American and Canadian families for well over a Dragon with a Sweet Tooth Holiday Ornamenthundred years and for much longer in Germany. Originally decorated with apples, nuts, and other small edible items, ornaments on present-day trees can include everything from tinsel and blinking lights to exquisite works of art. At Design Toscano, we take the Christmas tree ornament a step further with truly unique, collectible items that will match rooms decorated with Egyptian Art, Medieval home decor, and more.

Add a Gothic touch to your tree with the Dragon with a Sweet Tooth holiday ornament and the Twist and Twirl Dragon Ornament. Both of these unique collectible ornaments do a wonderful job at blending the mystery of dragons with the spirit of the holiday season. Humdinger the Bell Ringer Gothic Dragon ornament is another fantastic holiday dragon ornament and Skelly Claus will be a hit with your holiday party guests!

To infuse the tree with the beauty of Egyptian decor, get the Icons of Ancient Egypt Holiday Ornament collection. These ornaments are hand painted in the rich colors of the ancient Egyptian tradition and will add to the unique beauty of your tree. Bastet the Egyptian Holiday Ornament also adds elegance to any tree and is a perfect little gift for cat lovers.

Order these unique ornaments and anything else on the Design Toscano site until tomorrow, December 4th and get 20% off!

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Give Your Place a Medieval Touch with Gothic Décor

The Lord Raffles Grand Hall Lion Leg Coffee TableMedieval castles and keeps were decorated with some of the more interesting art and decor. Wall tapestries told stories in beautiful woven form. Paintings were commissioned along with sculptures of angels and other religious outdoor statues. Gargoyles perched on the tall stone walls and beautifully carved furniture contributed to the atmosphere of the castle.

Antique statues and tables that used to grace European castles and manors have become items for display in museums rather than for practical use. Nevertheless, you can still find fantastic Gothic tables, chairs, and even gargoyles on the Design Toscano site.

Get the gorgeous Raffle's Lion Leg Coffee Table to impress guests and live in Gothic splendor. Carved from Mahogany, this beautiful table is distressed just enough to resemble antique furniture. The lion paw legs and carvings of lions and heraldic crests on the sides of this table will make it one of the centerpiece items in any room.

For a truly Gothic touch, put a sculpture of a Raven on the wall of your den. Ravens have been honored for their intelligence and clever antics for centuries and became symbols of the Gothic genre after being immortalized by Edgar Allen Poe. The Raven's Perch Wall Sculpture captures the foreboding, cunning look of this bird in realistic detail.

Get 20% off the finest Gothic items and everything else on the Design Toscano site through Sunday, November 25th as part of our Black Friday Weekend sale!

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Not Sure Which Gifts to Buy? Check Out the Basil Street Gallery!

It's that time of year again when we have to shop for presents and have no idea what to get! It would The Sultans Elephant Sculptural Side Tableprobably be better if our family and friends could just post a list of possible gift items than having us go on an annual quest to find the gifts that they might appreciate. This year, instead of pulling your hair in frustration, save yourself time and money by shopping at Basil Street. To get to Basil Street, you don't need to go any further than the link on our website to this fantastic selection of unique decor and objets d'art.

At Basil Street, you will find everything from beautiful furniture to stunning wall art. Family and friends who have a penchant for sculptural furniture will love the Entwined Mermaids Floor Lamp and the Sultan's Elephant Sculptural Side Table. Both are functional works of art that will provide any room with a fantastic, unique touch.

For people who enjoy religious art, try giving the Saint Michael the Archangel Sculptural Wall Frieze. Modeled after a seventeenth century painting by Guido Reni, this sculpted work of art depicts the famous archangel triumphing over the master of evil.

If by some chance, you don't find fitting gift items in our Basil Street collection, you might find that special gift among our wide selection of animal garden statues and Medieval home decor.

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Gothic Tables for Winter Holiday Parties

Lord Raffles Lion Leg Side TableGetting ready for those holiday festivities that take place in December and January is more than just buying strings of lights and decorations for a Christmas tree. You also need to buy plenty of food and beverages along with appropriately decorated cups and dinnerware. To throw a truly memorable holiday party, though, raise the level of your decor and buy quality, creative furniture. We aren't talking about seats that look like reindeer and tables that look as if they came from the North Pole.

No, the tables that will make an impression on holiday guests and act as treasured items for decades to come are furniture like the fantastic  Lord Raffle's Lion Table. This stunning table is carved from gorgeous Mahogany and at seven feet long, can comfortably provide places for six people. Use it to serve a holiday-inspired repast at your Christmas dinner parties. It can also be used as a desk or artistic furniture that imparts a regal, noble feel to any room in the house.

Match this big table with Lord Raffle's Lion Leg Side Table and Lord Raffle's Lion Leg Tea Table and holiday guests will feel as if they are being treated like royalty.

Find great prices on high quality furniture, Medieval home decor, and garden statuary for the holidays at Design Toscano.

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