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Flying Jackass Logo Weathervane – Exclusive

August 26, 2021

…images to enlarge Logo Weathervane Outside the Box – Exclusive Logo Weathervane Giorgio Crest – Exclusive Logo Weathervane Buzzy Hornet – Exclusive Logo Weathervane Tennis – Exclusive Logo Weathervane Gosling’s Rum – Exclusive Logo Weathervane Sunset Logo Weathervane Monkeypod Fork – Exclusive Logo Weathervane Double B Anchor Logo Weathervane Leaf Weathervane Logo Washington State University Cougar – Exclusive Logo Weathervane Yoga and Comet – Ex…

Logo Weathervane Outside the Box – Exclusive

June 17, 2016

…wanted to replace the existing, antique vane with one that is the business logo. And an exuberant logo it is. Our artisans had fun crafting this piece. The metals used are brass for the book, copper for the fanciful pencil, and palladium gilding for the logo and the sharpened wood of the pencil tip. It is a very effective visual combination. The copper and brass will weather and patina into similar but distinct shadings, while the palladium gildin…

Banner Logo Decorative #14

August 10, 2017

This Decorative Logo Banner #14 Weathervane was created to match the logo on the gates of the beautiful Oregon retreat, Silvies Valley Ranch. The Silvies logo has been applied to the banner in palladium leaf. We enjoyed working on the design for this Banner, and think it interesting enough that others may want to use it for their application. The copper top section and brass bottom on the vane will weather with slight differences, maintaining a s…

Giorgio Crest Logo Weathervane – Exclusive

December 18, 2019

…ure piece was crafted in Highly Detailed, Swell-Bodied Style, and then gilded in gold leaf to replicate the actual metal of the crest. The horses’ glass eyes are brown. Perhaps this beautiful logo weathervane is inspiring you. We have created a number of logo weathervanes, and would be happy to discuss creating a weather vane of your logo with you….

Gosling’s Rum Logo Weathervane – Exclusive

July 15, 2021

…a still for a distillery, and a stork with baby for a nursery school. This logo vane was created to be mounted adjacent to a polo field the company supports. It is crafted in swell-bodied style in large size. The sizing took some time to assess because of the viewing distances across the large playing field. The ring has been gilded with optional gold leaf and the bands on the barrel with palladium leaf. The glass eyes are dark brown. Our customer…

Logo Weathervane – Buzzy Hornet – Exclusive

September 7, 2017

…ring others for future buildings as they expand. Using a weather vane as a logo has deep historical precedence. When metal weathervanes became possible for the merchant class, they were used widely to help customers find their place of business or institution. We have created weather vanes for dentists, daycare centers, architectural firms, museums, colleges, sports franchises, golf courses, and a bourbon distillery, among others. We would love to…

Tennis Logo Weathervane-Exclusive

December 5, 2019

…at builder, etc. While most people can read today, the tradition of using a weathervane to showcase a business is still in widespread use. In this case, we made a weathervane for a well known Italian tennis and soccer professional to advertise his new facility. We worked from his logo to create this weathervane. We enjoy creating logo weather vanes and have made them for dentists, bookstores, pre-schools, and colleges, among others. We would love…

H5 Logo Weathervane – Exclusive

May 18, 2022

This Exclusive H5 Logo Weathervane is a lovely example of the creative ways our customers choose to express themselves with their weathervane. This is not an advertising logo, because nothing is being sold or advertised. It is more of a branding, or family crest. It demarcates the home place of a family. What a wonderful keepsake in addition to qualifying as American Folk Art. The sculpture pieces were fabricated from copper sheet. The H is a box…

Sunset Logo Weathervane

July 12, 2018

We love this Sunset Logo Weathervane and enjoyed working with our customers to create this specified ‘abstract’ logo of a sunset for them. We thought its silhouette against the skyline was so beautiful that we have included it (with their permission) in our catalog. The arrow tip and fletching here are copper and the representative sun is brass. As these metals weather and age, their color difference will be maintained as it goes through the pati…

BHR Logo Weathervane – Exclusive

January 5, 2022

This Exclusive BHR Logo Weathervane was crafted for the beautiful and expansive Blame Her Ranch, in New Mexico (‘Blame Her’ being a family joke and riff on the family name). The copper letters of the logo were fabricated in swell-bodied style. The ellipse is a copper tube, and the two copper balls have been enameled turquoise. Because the western border of the ranch lies on a mesa on the edge of the 1.6 million-acre Santa Fe National Forest there…

Logo Weathervane Monkeypod Fork – Exclusive

November 6, 2017

This Monkeypod Fork Weathervane is the logo of a restaurant in Lahaina, Maui. Beyond being an exclusive design it is also a custom size. We have posted it here to illustrate how a weathervane can be used to enhance a business in a memorable way. Historically, in the late 1600s and early 1700s, when weathervanes crossed the Atlantic with the early colonists, wind vanes transitioned from being used by the aristocracy to showcase their coat of arms,…

Leaf Logo Weathervane

January 13, 2020

Our customers special ordered this Leaf Logo Weathervane in a size larger than our regular extra large to keep it to scale on their Inn, which was a great choice as you can see in the picture above. The leaf is fabricated from copper in Simple Swell-Bodied style. Optional gold leafing has been applied to the veins of the leaf to add visual interest. At the time of this order they also ordered our Holstein Dairy Cow with Boy Weathervane for their…

Double B Logo Anchor Weathervane

January 23, 2020

This Double B Anchor Logo Weathervane is a great example of how beautifully family insignia can work as a weather vane theme. Mounted on the roof of the family beach house this emblem with its jaunty crown is completely charming. It is crafted from copper, in swell bodied style. The crown has been gilded with optional gold leaf, and the jewels in the crown are sapphire blue glass. A personal inscription was cut into the arrow, and a penny from th…

Washington State University Cougar Weathervane Logo – Exclusive

September 10, 2015

…Washington State University Cougar Weathervane is one of many commissioned logo and mascot weathervanes. It was to go a top a newly refurbished building on campus. Historically weathervanes have been used to identify businesses, professional trades and institutions going as far back as we can find records of weathervanes. Some of early examples include coats of arms and gradually evolving into depictions of trades. Weathervanes, with their promine…

Llama Weathervane with optional Sun and Moon, Yin and Yang

August 2, 2022

…s in every weather vane. For this sculpture piece the copper llama and the logo are fabricated in swell bodied style. It is also what we refer to as ‘Mirror Image’, meaning it looks exactly the same from both sides. The llamas brown eyes are glass. These customers requested the option of having the sun of the logo be gilded in gold leaf, and the moon gilded in silvery palladium leaf. These two elements will be bright and eye catching through the y…

Pot Still Weathervane, Version Two – Exclusive

September 9, 2021

…ncised lines increase the visual distinction of the bright, precious metal logo. As this sculpture piece ages and weathers the logo will become increasingly distinct. The name of the distillery and the year of it’s founding is inscribed on the shaft of the arrow. The arrow and fletching was selected from our designs. Because this barn is in an open area that can occasionally be windy the option of adding a security device was selected. The securit…

Robin Weathervane with Arrow

September 20, 2018

…rooster weathervane would be poultry farm, or an anvil would denote a blacksmith. This weather vane is merging the times. It is a business vane, but the illustration of that is a written logo. Here is a link to view others of our logo weathervanes: https://www.westcoastweathervanes.com/banners_flags_and_promotional/logos-weathervanes/…

Letter Weathervane-Double R with Anchor

November 19, 2015

logo or signature piece. Another, and often more economical way to make a logo design using your initials is to select a sculpture piece from our vast archive and adapt it with the addition of your logo and/or initials. This is particularly effective when emphasized by gilding in gold or palladium leaf. The piece shown was crafted of copper in the swell bodied style. For this installation, on a second story cupola, the large size was selected as…

Roadrunner Weathervane

December 4, 2013

…design in the desert areas of the American Southwest. It is also a popular logo for many sports teams due to its speed and agility. A number of our weathervanes are regional in their appeal. Coyote, Jackrabbits, Hawks, Bats and Gambel’s Quail Weathervanes appeal to our customers in desert and semi-arid areas. Likewise, when we did art shows in the Northwest, our Bald Eagle Weathervanes, Orca Weathervanes and Salmon and Trout Weathervanes proved po…

How Weathervanes Are Made

September 20, 2013

…ervane Click to enlarge Completed Fiddler on the Roof Weathervane with optional Gold Leaf and Nickel Silver Click to enlarge Russ applying palladium leaf on a Custom Logo Weathervane Click to enlarge Custom Logo Weathervane with optional palladium leafing Click to enlarge…

Football Weathervane – Helmet

September 27, 2013

…de numerous other Football Helmet weathervanes in various sizes, some with logos and some without. The small sized Football Helmet weathervanes have been quite popular, often proudly displayed on desks, shelves or fireplace mantels. They also look terrific atop a sports facility with the team’s logo emblazoned on the sides. Depending on the position played, we can modify the helmet accordingly. Just let us know, or better yet, send us a photo of t…

Banner Weathervane – Golf Pennant

September 18, 2013

…or other affiliation. This is usually accomplished by applying the text or logo in optional gold and/or palladium leaf. For example, we recently took an order for one of our Golf Banners where the customer wanted us to add the number 19 to both sides of the pennant. This could also be accomplished by cutting letters or numbers out of the surface of the pennant, but keep in mind that the cutouts will read backwards as the weather vane sculpture pie…

Banner Weathervane Decorative #6

September 18, 2013

…ersonalization. This banner weathervane lends itself to adding an optional logo, decoration and/or wording to it. If you are interested in getting a quote to add a special feature to your banner weather vane, please contact us. Originally,a banner was a flag or other piece of cloth bearing a symbol, logo, slogan or other message. Over time, there was a transition from cloth banners to metal banners for purposes of durability. Banner-making is an a…

Yoga and Comet Weathervane – Exclusive Design

February 8, 2021

…as building a lovely new yoga studio and wanted a weathervane based on her logo. She supplied us with pictures and we translated the logo into a weathervane for her. For centuries, people have used weathervanes to indicate their professions. Judges might use the Scales of Justice as their weathervane, cattle ranchers would have a bull weathervane, shipbuilders would have a ship weathervane. How appropriate, then, to have this little yoga figure de…

Banner Weathervane Decorative #17

July 19, 2018

…a design particularly well suited to the addition of a name, numbers or a logo in the banner’s field. This vane is fabricated entirely in copper and will weather beautifully, first darkening into chocolate tones and eventually a patina of lovely greens will develop. Incorporating a logo or name can be done by applying optional gold or palladium leaf gilding in the design selected, through the fabrication process, or a combination of the two. Gild…

Banner Weathervane – #7 – Simple Flag

August 19, 2016

…ce for adding a logo, as is our Decorative Banner #1. We can apply images, logos, or text in the field using optional gold leafing. You can send us your corporate or team logo, your family crest, or any image that appeals to you and we can personalize you weather vane with it. We would be happy to provide you with a quote once we see what you have in mind. In order to make this Weathervane strong, we employ box style construction. Because the majo…

Pear Weathervane

February 10, 2015

…cCarthy Ranch Restaurant in Milpitas, California. It was such a successful logo presentation that in 2000 a pair of Extra Large vanes was ordered for the McCarthy Ranch Project, in Stockton California. Large shape weathervanes are very effective when designed to be viewed from afar. The McCarthy Ranch group designed an exclusive arrow and directionals for their logo. The bright colors are powder coating. Because every weathervane we make is custom…

Banner Weathervane – Decorative #1

September 18, 2013

…but also lends itself to the addition of a decorative design or corporate logo which can be created using optional gold or palladium leaf. This banner weathervane was crafted in copper with brass straps. It can also be made in all copper. For strength this weather vane is of box style construction. Because all the surface area is to one side of the pivot point in this design, the boxed construction of the banner and the addition of the two “strap…

North Star Weathervane with Starburst

July 2, 2015

…he white sections of the black and white design featured on their business logo. The gold will remain a bright contrast with the dark brown weathered copper for many years to come. It is a mirror image piece, meaning it has no ‘back’ side. The arrow and fletching were selected as compatible with the design. After much consideration of sizing for location and viewing distance, this customer chose to have their vane designed and fabricated in a larg…

Black Swan Weathervane

December 1, 2021

…ioned by a couple seeking to have a weathervane inspired by their business logo to mount on their lakefront home. The sculpture piece is fabricated in copper. For the smooth, graceful lines of their logo, simple, swell-bodied style was employed. Our master artisans took extra care to keep the expanse of the swan’s body as smooth as possible, in keeping with this customer’s vision. It can be quite challenging hammering the copper into smooth repous…

Banner Weathervane Decorative #8

March 3, 2015

…ead correctly from either side. A banner is a flag often bearing a symbol, logo, slogan or other message. ‘Lucky Pennies‘ can be attached directly to the banner face if you choose to commemorate additional years. All of our weather vanes, in keeping with the Victorian tradition of annotation, have a penny from the year of creation affixed or inserted as part of the sculpture piece. Banner-making is an ancient craft. A heraldic banner, also called…

Banner Weathervane – Club

July 20, 2016

…ation. You could further personalize this banner by substituting a company logo or family name, either cut in or gilded, to make a bright statement against the weathered copper. The optional decorative elements on the upright can also be exchanged for another we already designed, or you are welcome to create your own. Our Banner Weathervane – Cross shows another decorative element option. Adding decorative elements below the main weathervane sculp…

Helicopter Weathervane – Sikorski S92

June 11, 2015

…y representing the paint motif of their fleet and to include their company logo and the identification numbers. This gold will remain in bright contrast for many years as the copper weathers through the browns and then begins its transition to the greens of copper patina. Our mechanical vanes are often fabricated by our most senior and experienced artisans because of the fine detail and scaling required to achieve a proper resemblance. And that is…

Dog Weathervane – Jack Russell on Point

May 2, 2014

…stalled on her new horse farm. She has also commissioned vanes of her farm logo, a Mare and Foal weathervane, a Warmblood weathervane, and a portrait Stallion weathervane. Once a customer has ordered one vane from us, they have a lifetime 10% off an any future purchases. This particular Jack Russell weather vane is an all copper sculpture piece with optional gold leafing to replicate the markings of her dog. We used brown glass eyes with black pup…

Horse Weathervane – Mustangs

May 15, 2014

…its power, ingenuity and independence, the mustang is frequently used as a logo for athletic teams. A mustang is a hardy, free-roaming horse of the North American west, descended primarily from horses brought to the Americas by the Spanish conquistadors. Because of the perception of wild horses of the west as possessing hardiness, grace, speed, and independence, the name ‘Mustang’ is popular for high-performance products and for sports mascots. Pl…

Paddle Tennis Racquet Weathervane

November 19, 2015

…l gold gilding on the ball, and the handle. They also had the Country Club Logo of crossed golf clubs and golf ball gilded onto the racket ‘net’. Its a fun piece and we enjoyed making it. In fact, we enjoy all of our custom logos. Historically, weathervanes were largely used to locate places of commerce in the days where so many lacked literacy. A pig for a butcher, an anvil for a smithy, or a steer for a ranch are just a few. And we have fabricat…

Leaf Weathervane – Double Oak

January 9, 2014

…ritage Woods in Illinois. Our design very closely mirrored their corporate logo and was placed on top of a gazebo in the center court yard of the complex. Since we specialize in custom weathervanes, you have the option of personalizing this weathervane based on any variety of oak tree or, for that matter, the leaf from any kind of tree. An oak is a tree or shrub in the genus Quercus (Latin ‘oak tree’), of which about 600 species exist on earth. Th…

Skier Weathervane – Slalom Female

October 16, 2015

…idates for winter conditions as they are non-ferrous (they will patina but they will not rust) and are ideal for buildings such as ski lodges, chalets and warming huts. Both the skier, the flag and the bottom bar could accommodate an inscription or a gold/palladium leaf logo. After all, there are copper weathervanes atop buildings today that were installed in New England over a hundred years ago and are still doing just fine. Please enjoy our Skie…

Balalaika Weathervane

June 16, 2016

…hat a delight that was to create. She requested we incorporate the classic logo of the double headed eagle, a symbol common to Russia and representative to many of justice and a just society. Her husband used the double eagle to embellish the headstock of his personal balalaika. This is a nearly 3 Dimensional weather vane, crafted in copper and nickel silver. It has optional gilding in gold and palladium, creating bright detail that will be as liv…

Coffee Pot Weathervane – with Cups

December 8, 2014

…offee in the mugs. Our client requested optional gold leaf to create their logo, and the traditional checkered table cloth. In the history of metal fabricated weather vanes, using them as signage for a place of business is among the earliest uses. They were first used by royalty and powerful families to display their coat of arms, and churches to display their sect. Soon after, as metal working became more available to all with improved mining and…

Banner Weathervane – Star

May 19, 2016

…metals, and brightens with optional gilding. It could also have a company logo or family name gilded onto the streamers, making a bright statement against the copper of the sculpture piece. In the version pictured here the customer requested optional gold leaf on the upper ball, the star and the streamers. The base you see below this sculpture piece is a custom order. Please call if you would like a quote on this base, or some other unique design…

Banner Weathervane – Decorative #4

May 5, 2016

…an also add optional gold leafing, either in the form of a name, number or logo. Gilded markings read correctly, no matter from which side it is viewed. This is the advantage of using gold leaf, rather than cutting out letters to create words, which will read backwards from one side and can decrease the structural strength of the weathervane. The addition of gold or palladium leaf will also add a bright contrast for many decades as your weather va…

Rhinoceros Weathervane

December 19, 2013

…a good offense which is one reason they are. widely favored as a mascot or logo for both sports teams and companies. There are five living species of Rhinos that fall into three categories. The two African species, the White Rhinoceros and the Black Rhinoceros differ primarily in the shape of their mouths. White rhinos have broad flat lips for grazing and black rhinos have long pointed lips for eating foliage. The Indian rhinoceros and the Javan r…

Banner Weathervane – Cross

July 20, 2016

…ation. You could further personalize this banner by substituting a company logo or family name, either cut in or gilded, to make a bright statement against the weathered copper. The optional decorative elements on the upright can also be exchanged for another we already designed, or you are welcome to create your own. Our Banner Weathervane with Club (see below) shows another decorative element option. Adding decorative elements below the main wea…

Jackrabbit Weathervane – Leaping

December 19, 2013

…ch as ‘Bunny’ or ’Jack’. We’ve also constructed Jackrabbit Weathervanes as logos for businesses, including a winery, a grocery store and a property management company in the Southwest. The nice thing about creating a weathervane based on a business logo is that is can be written off as an advertising expense. In addition to rooftops, appealing locations for installation include on top of a rabbit hutch, in a garden setting, indoors on a bookcase,…

Sheep Weathervane – Bighorn Charging

December 19, 2013

…Sheep are famous as mascots for many sports teams. They also serve as the logo for a number of companies based on its powerful and wild nature. The Apsaalooka (Crow) people and the Shoshone people also honored this animal in their mythology and for the food it provided. Further, the ram is the astrological symbol for Aries; Mar 21-Apr 19 birthdays; the first symbol in the Zodiac. The name Aries is Latin for ram. As a constellation in the night sk…

Dog Weathervane – German Shepherd, Pointing

February 23, 2017

…yle. The mailbox would be a great location to gild some text, a name, or a logo in optional gold or palladium leaf. These precious metals are non-ferrous and will remain bright eye catchers for many decades as the copper weathers and develops a patina. Dog weather vanes are good candidates for inscriptions with an added collar and tag. Many customers have chosen to personalize their weather vane to become a portrait of their specific canine compan…

Commissioning An Entirely New Weathervane Design

March 18, 2015

…ed edition quantity is our Traditional Quail, which serves as our business logo. Each vane in the Traditional Quail series will be signed, dated and numbered but will not be limited to fifty. There are four main styles of weathervanes from which you can select: Silhouette Weathervanes Simple Swell-Bodied Weathervanes Detailed Swell-Bodied Weathervanes Fully 3-D Weathervanes. The style you choose will influence the price of your new weathervane. Le…

Tree Weathervane – Willow

January 16, 2018

…ping Willow Weathervane is one of our older designs. It has been used as a logo for a willow themed shopping mall and it has been ordered for a cupola of a house in a willow enhanced region. Our master artisans actually developed new techniques and hammers to create this textured draping tree. It is assembled pieces of repoussé copper sheet, on a swell-bodied trunk, creating a lovely tree from all angles as the vane spins. Because there is a hollo…

Artist Weatherane – with Palette

November 7, 2014

…went. This design was such pleasure to develop with our customers, the gallery owners. Having the horizontal piece be a paint brush is a simple and delightful nuance. They chose optional gold leaf to accent the artist’s needs: canvas, palette, and brush. Their logo is black against white, so they left the artist in copper, looking to the day that all the copper parts have weathered a deep chocolate brown. We truly enjoy working with our clients to…

Farm Woman Weathervane with Goat – Exclusive

August 8, 2019

…irthday gift for her husband. He had wanted a weather vane of their farm’s logo to top the greenhouse they were building. Weathervanes are a classic way of businesses identifying themselves. In the days before literacy was widespread shopkeepers would often install a weathervane that portrayed their work or wares, such as an anvil for a blacksmith, or a hen for an egg vendor. We have created a weathervane of a tooth and forceps for a dentist, a mu…

Soccer/Football Player Weathervane – Male or Female

September 27, 2013

…onalize the weathervane to reflect a teams’ clothing, and a school or team logo, (provided we have permission to do so). We can even create a portrait weathervane if you would like to honor a special soccer player. Just send us photos so we can discuss your project; our specialty is custom crafted weathervanes and we have made many, many portrait weathervanes over the years. In addition to our two human soccer player weathervanes, we also offer a…

Goddess Weathervane – Nike

October 18, 2013

…in Athena’s outstretched hand in the statue of Athena located in the Parthenon. Nike is one of the most commonly portrayed figures on Greek coins and her aforementioned association with strength, speed and victory has made her a well known athletic logo. Please enjoy our Greek Mythology Gallery Greek Mythology Gallery Click on images to enlarge Zeus Weathervane Galloping Centaur Weathervane Pegasus Weathervane Armillary Sphere Weathervane Moon God…

Globe and Arrow Weathervane

October 11, 2018

…hese weathervanes to individual order, we can also substitute letters or a logo in place of the continents. If you are interested, please give us a call to discuss your ideas. For ‘Lucky Pennies,’ the decision was made to cap each end of the tube. One end has the traditional penny from the year of manufacture; the other end has the year the business was founded. Weathervanes were first available only to royalty, then to the aristocracy. They next…

Phoenix Weathervane

October 18, 2013

…thical bird of Egypt is a well known mascot for sports teams. It is also a logo in the world of business and for the city of Phoenix. Phoenix was named after this fiery rebirth mythos because the city would rise from the site of the ancient Hohokam people whose original water canals the settlers revived to create a sustaining environment. A number of our customers have ordered one of our weathervanes in celebration of their favorite athletic team…

Pegasus Weathervane

October 18, 2013

…r Pegasus because it reminded her of the iconic Pegasus used long ago as a logo by Mobil Oil. Figures from Greek and Roman mythology are popular designs here at West Coast Weather Vanes. In addition to Pegasus, we offer Poseidon weathervanes, Zeus weathervanes, Nike, Centaur and even a Trojan warrior weathervanes. We’ve always thought Diana, as The Huntress, would make a spectacular weathervane. If you have another favorite hero, god or magical cr…

Sunrise Weathervane with Surf – Exclusive

May 2, 2019

Though this Sunrise with Surf Weathervane is an exclusive of a logo, we wanted to post it here to illustrate how effective a simple design can be. This vane is all copper made in simple swell bodied style. The splash of optional palladium leaf the customer selected really makes it work. As the weathering of the copper proceeds through dark tones and eventually patinas the palladium wave will be an increasingly strong and bright contrast. The name…

Sailboat Weathervane – Bullseye

April 11, 2019

…vessel was fabricated from copper sheet in 3D Style. On the mainsail their logo and numbers are shown in optional gold leaf. On occasion we have a customer who wants their boat weathervane to be an exact replica. In this case we request comprehensive photos, including the hull! While the hull is so seldom seen when the boat is in the water, it is a primary part of the visual when mounted as a weather vane. The happy couple chose an unusual but per…

Tractor Weathervane – Silhouette Style

December 11, 2013

…d optional gold leaf to replicate the flames on the tractor’s side and the logo on the arrow’s fletching. The weathervane now sits atop their new two-car garage. Silhouette vanes range from basic to highly detailed. They can also include a horizontal tube below the wheels to represent the ground or we can add a half arrow tip and fletching as was done here, to indicate wind direction. Since each of our weathervanes is built to individual order, we…

Banner Weathervane – Redwood

June 9, 2016

…breast, and parts of the lily. A banner is a flag often bearing a symbol, logo, slogan or other message. Banner-making is an ancient craft. A heraldic banner, also called banner of arms, displays the basic coat of arms. The message of this banner is so touchingly sentimental about California’s flora and fauna. This vane incorporates almost every style of construction we use. It is made of copper, with brass as the flag attachment straps. The quai…

Cat Weathervane – French Cat

July 11, 2019

…to add to the facial detail in lieu of the gold leaf. Le Chat Noir was the logo of what is thought to be the first modern cabaret: a nightclub in Paris where the patrons sat at tables and drank alcoholic beverages while being entertained by a variety show on stage. Perhaps best known now by its iconic Théophile Steinlen poster art featuring the stylized black cat, in its heyday it was a bustling nightclub that was part artist salon, part rowdy mus…

Llama Weathervane – Standing

September 19, 2013

…you are ready to order. Here is a photo of recent custom ordered Llama Weather Vane with a Sun and Moon, Yin Yang business logo as the fletching….

Horse Weathervane – Thoroughbred Mare & Foal Standing

September 19, 2013

…of our weathervane designs, they can also serve double duty as a mascot or logo. For example, if desired, we could make just the Colt as a weathervane to symbolize not only a love horses, but a love of sports, beer and even handguns! Historically, people have selected weathervanes based on their interests or professions. This is one weathervane that could suit many passions! A mare (from an old Germanic word, possibly derived from Gaulish) is a fe…

Bull Weathervane – Charging

September 18, 2013

…Bulls, a professional basketball team based in Chicago, Illinois uses the logo of a fierce red bull whose horns are tipped with blood. Their use of the bull has its origins in the rise and dominance of Chicago’s Union Stock Yards when Chicago was the only connection for transporting livestock from the West to the rest of the country. So whether you are a financier, a bullfighter or a cattle rancher, the power and symbolism of the Charging Bull We…

Bull Weathervane – Walking

September 18, 2013

…ancial consultants. One only has to think of the famous Merrill Lynch Bull logo and the term “Bull Market” to know why this would be an appealing design to those associated with the financial world. With the tradition of including special ‘lucky’ pennies inside each weathervane, we have made several of these vanes as a retirement gifts for investment groups to give as a token of appreciation when a prominent leader is retiring. Other famous associ…

Banner Weathervane Decorative #5

September 18, 2013

…od. We can also add optional gold leafing, either in the form of a name, a logo (as shown here), or a design of your choosing. By doing the lettering with optional gold leaf, we are able to make the wording read correctly from both sides. This is the advantage of using gold leaf rather than cut-work to create words, which would otherwise read backwards from one side. Cut-work can sometimes decrease the structural strength of the weathervane. To fu…

Shark Weathervane – Curved Body

September 10, 2013

…with lawyers who have a sense of humor. As a case in point, a customer comments: “Dear LizAnne, Thank you for your help with this project. Everyone loves the weathervane. The Logo for NSU is a shark and this weathervane fits the Law student residence pool and patio area perfectly. Thank you! Gary”…

Customer Photos – Weathervanes In Interiors

December 13, 2013

…Beagle and Fox Weathervane Cat Weathervane with Butterfly Cheek Creek Logo Weathervane Cheshire Cat Weathervane Cheshire Cat Weathervane with Cat Fiddler on the Roof Weathervane Griffin Weathervane Hot Air Balloon Weathervane Kingfisher Weathervane Parrot Weathervane Pig Weathervane…