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Archipelago Birds Christmas Gift Ideas are Handcrafted Wooden Fair Traded products from sustainable woods, created by skilled carvers and sculptors who have had a long and strong relationship with Archipelago. The Archipelago birds have shape, colour and intricate features that accentuate their real-life characteristics. The following Archipelago birds are some of the best of our impressive collection and will no doubt make a rewarding Christmas Gift for anyone lucky to receive one!
Our number one and most highly recommended Archipelago Birds Christmas Gift Idea is the beautiful Archipelago Dunlin Flock Birds Wooden sculpture. Made up of 6 birds, each individual bird is unique and demonstrates a different motion in the flight process. The wings of each bird are either extended or tight and positioned upwards or downwards at various degrees. The beaks and heads of the birds face different directions, which further helps to visualise the movement and motives of the birds as if they were in actual flight! The Dunlin flock would make the perfect Christmas gift idea and is bound to make a wonderful addition to any household.
In second place comes the Archipelago Puffin Birds Wooden Sculpture. This item showcases the unique and wonderful features of one of the worlds favourite birds. The clown markings that make the puffin such a recognisable bird are showcased clearly in the wooden sculpture. This pair of amazing bird sculptures on one block are sure to bring a smile to every ones faces, and will be a talking point between family and friends for years to come.
The Archipelago Avocet fishing bird also makes the top 3 and is the perfect display of hunting for food! This stunning bird has become one of the success stories in British bird conservation as it’s numbers have grown quite dramatically since mid way of the last century. To such a degree it is the proud emblem of the RSPB and can be seen for real along the coast of England, Scotland and also breeding in wales. With the pied plumage markings and the long slightly upturned bill, this makes for a very eye catching ornament for any bird enthusiast.
These two owls perched on a wooden stump make a very captivating decorative piece. All lovers of Owls or birds of prey will be delighted to have this magnificent large sculpture as a gift. In these lovely natural blended colours, this will sit very well in any interior design scheme. To get to this standard of finish, the talented sculptors carefully take each of these birds through seven phases of painting and sanding to reach what has to be the most delicate and attractive wooden birds you can find.
A wonderful sculpture of a woodpecker feeding her chick also makes our top 5 Archipelago Birds Christmas Gift Ideas. An easy gift for anyone to give and a delightful gift for anyone to receive. With the little chick poking it’s head out for food makes it simply enchanting and will have everyone captivated.
The trio of Plover Birds is always in our Top 10 and is a perennial favorite. A very easy sculpture to place within your home, and with subtle yet bright colours and in the arrangement that they are placed, it is easy to imagine the little birds scurrying along the waters edge. A lovely and beautiful medium sized sculpture.
This gorgeous medium sized bird The Curlew is often seen all around the coastline of the UK and has also a very distinctive call. They tend to stay in groups and are nicely camouflaged with their beautiful soft brown plumage, merging into the varying seaweed that lie on the sandy shoreline. This elegant Curlew Sculpture with it’s long thin legs and down turned bill fishing will add a nice ambiance to any interior home design.
The Knot Block Wooden Bird Sculpture is another interior designers dream and everyone should be delighted to receive such a lovely charismatic gift. With the wonderfully blended colour tones this beautiful trio can adorn any home and give an uplifting charm with the warmth and brilliant eye for detail. Truly a fabulous gift to be treasured and admired.
Another remarkable piece of workmanship by the immensely talented sculptors, these large birds of the sea can dive faster than any other bird and live in colonies for breeding. Their skulls are designed to cope with the very fast speed in which they hit the water when diving for fish, they literally look like arrows being shot into the sea. This Gannet Preening Sculpture really shows off the true colours and details and will add true style and grace to any room. We also have two other designs of Gannet which are all equally divine.
Finally, the Greenshank Block is quite exquisite in it’s design and shows off these birds beautifully. Their sheer elegance and grace will be a certain eye catcher and the envy of friends and visitors. A perfect gift which will surely get a gasp of surprise and delight upon being opened. This very fine sculpture will always find a place in any home with it’s easy on the eye colours and beautiful attention to detail.