This life size heron sculpture is refined and tasteful with its pointed beak and slim legs. Individual strips of metal are welded together to create thick and lustrous feathers, especially prominent when curled around their elegant, long necks. They have beady, bold eyes that form part of their innocent expressions. With real-life herons naturally congregating near water, these sculptures look at home when stood next to a pond. If you would prefer to locate one indoors, their slimline bodies make them a verstatile fit for bare corners and lonely alcoves.
All sculptures are beautifully handcrafted by our team of artists in Kenya. Each piece is made from recycled metal using oil drums and car parts. The sculpting process begins when a wire framework is created. Selected pieces of metal are then welded to the frame to build up the sculpture. The completed sculptures are hand finished in the UK using a lacquer. Sculptures are lacquered to protect them from the environment if placed outside. The lacquer applied will give the product and extended product life of between 9-12 months depending on weather conditions.
- Crafted from recycled metal and welded to a wire frame
- Hand made to create a unique sculpture
- Hand finished in the UK using a lacquer
- Made in Kenya
- Box Dimensions: H 153 x W 35 x D 70 cm
If a sculpture is going to be placed outdoors, regular care and maintenance is necessary to retain the original finish. Lacquer used on the sculptures is available to purchase from Pangea Sculptures in store or online. Pangea Sculptures does not recommend that any sculpture should be sat in water. It is the member's responsibility to maintain the finish on the sculpture. Ground fixings can be purchased from Pangea Sculptures should you decide to locate your sculpture outdoors and require such fixings. Please contact https://pangeasculptures.com/
Sculptures are designed as ornamental features and not as toys and so are not suitable for riding or climbing on. Sculptures are not recommended for children as they may have sharp parts such as tusks, horns, teeth, and claws. We recommend that children are supervised around a sculpture at all times.