Our traditional, 100% British made weather vanes are perfect for adding an attractive and practical feature to your garden!

Our traditional, 100% British made weather vanes are perfect for adding an attractive and practical feature to your garden!

Set back from Beacon Hill’s main drag of Charles Street is a tiny powder-blue storefront (the only hint of color among blocks and blocks of traditional brick buildings) where you’ll find old weather vanes, painted furniture, hooked rugs, American Impressionist paintings, and folk art.

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Set back from Beacon Hill’s main drag of Charles Street is a tiny powder-blue storefront (the only hint of color among blocks and blocks of traditional brick buildings) where you’ll find old weather vanes, painted furniture, hooked rugs, American Impressionist paintings, and folk art.

Our wind driven, folk-art Whirligigs (Twirlybirds) are all handmade. Crafted in the tradition of Old world Craftsmanship, and will provide enjoyment and amusement for all ages. Acting as a weather-vane, whirligigs indicate the intensity of the wind by the swiveling action of the wings, propeller, and figurines.  Our Whirligigs are made of solid Southern Cypress, hand-crafted and assembled in the USA with brass hardware, and finished with durable acrylic patio paint. Each whirligig includes…

Blue jay Wooden Whirligig

Our wind driven, folk-art Whirligigs (Twirlybirds) are all handmade. Crafted in the tradition of Old world Craftsmanship, and will provide enjoyment and amusement for all ages. Acting as a weather-vane, whirligigs indicate the intensity of the wind by the swiveling action of the wings, propeller, and figurines. Our Whirligigs are made of solid Southern Cypress, hand-crafted and assembled in the USA with brass hardware, and finished with durable acrylic patio paint. Each whirligig includes…

Traditional Arrow Weather Vane by West Coast Weather Vanes. This handcrafted Arrow weathervane can be custom made using a variety of metals and accents.

Traditional Arrow Weather Vane by West Coast Weather Vanes. This handcrafted Arrow weathervane can be custom made using a variety of metals and accents.

A weather vane, wind vane, or weathercock is an instrument for showing the direction of the wind. They are typically used as an architectural ornament to the highest point of a building. Although partly functional, weather vanes are generally decorative, often featuring the traditional cockerel design with letters indicating the points of the compass.  The word 'vane' comes from the Old English word fana meaning 'flag'.

A weather vane, wind vane, or weathercock is an instrument for showing the direction of the wind. They are typically used as an architectural ornament to the highest point of a building. Although partly functional, weather vanes are generally decorative, often featuring the traditional cockerel design with letters indicating the points of the compass. The word 'vane' comes from the Old English word fana meaning 'flag'.

Traditional Rooster Weather Vane by West Coast Weather Vanes.  This handcrafted custom made rooster weathervane was made in a combination of copper and brass.

Traditional Rooster Weather Vane by West Coast Weather Vanes. This handcrafted custom made rooster weathervane was made in a combination of copper and brass.

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