Fireplaces Plus is excited to add another appealing product to their offerings! From the classic to the whimsical, their showroom in Manahawkin will now offer artisan-designed weathervanes. Each weathervane is made of pure copper, that will naturally age over time, and is available in a variety of colors. Handcrafted in sculptural detail, each piece adds a touch of history, elegance, and art to whatever area you choose to display it! Weathervanes have been around for over 2,000 years. Originally, they were invented by the Greek astronomer Andronicus in 48 B.C. to determine the direction of the wind. Previously, they have been utilized as architectural accessories, adhered to the highest point of a building in order to catch the purest breezes. Now, they are widely ornamental and add to the aesthetics of your home!
In addition to the traditional weathervane meant for a roof, they have hanging weathervanes, garden weathervanes (which are inserted into the ground) and mantel weathervanes (meant to make a statement over your fireplace). Fireplaces Plus offers many different styles including nautical options like whales, fish, sea birds, sharks, mermaids, sailboats and more. Not just made for the roof of your home, these creations look great in any room, or atop your barn, garage or garden gazebo. The weathervanes all come with a lifetime warranty and can be professionally assembled by Fireplaces Plus. Stop in today to view their wide assortment of options!