Soft Sculpture Purple Martin Nature Decor Art Bird
A little known fact about the Purple Martin is that for 500 years they have depended on man for nesting sites. The Native American Indians along the east coast were the first to use natural gourds houses for these friends of the farmer...now over 500 years later they only know how to nest in a man-made structure.
This Purple Martin is completely sewn by hand out of all repurposed fabrics. Perfect for any interior decor, especially lakeside cottage and farmhouse.
Vintage black velvet on the wings, body is from repurposed velvet. Each "feather" is hand cut and hand sewn onto the body.
Inside body base is "sculpted" with a needle and thread from vintage wool and wool flannel around a wire armature.
Body is accented with hand embroidery, new and repurposed glass beads.
Base is a repurposed wall sconce that I took apart and repainted.
Measures 8.5 inches tall and about 9 inches wide.
The Purple Martin is said to bring good fortune to any house where it nests and rears it's young. I just simply LOVE these beautiful creatures. One of my favorite birds!
GREAT GIFT IDEA FOR ANY BIRD LOVER!
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Shipping from United States
3-5 business days
Customs and import taxes
Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.
Returns & Exchanges
I gladly accept returns and exchanges
Just contact me within: 5 days of delivery
Ship items back to me within: 14 days of delivery
I don't accept cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
- Custom or personalized orders
- Perishable products (like food or flowers)
- Digital downloads
- Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
- Items on sale
Conditions of return
Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.
Frequently Asked Questions
Gift wrapping and packaging
Yes, I will include wrapping and a hand written card at no charge.
Yes, I am willing to work with you if you would like to pay with a payment plan. However I can not refund money paid if you choose not to continue with the purchase. Must be paid in full within 30 days of purchase.
Custom and personalized orders
If you would like a custom order simply contact me...I will work with you! Using your fabric or materials is not a problem...you simply pay for shipping both ways....I can not give refunds for custom orders.