Since their creation in 48 B.C., weathervanes have been gracing the tops of church steeples, town halls, stately manors, and quaint cottages throughout the world. Among the wide array of weathervane designs, the arrow weathervane is one of the oldest and most popular. Arrow weathervanes combine practicality - showing the direction of the wind - with designs that range from sleek and sophisticated to ornate and classical. If you are looking for a statement piece for your cupola, gazebo, roof, or garden, an arrow weathervane is an excellent choice. Let us point out a few of our favorite designs.
You don’t have to be Robin Hood to appreciate this simple yet elegant design from the 1800s and the beautiful symmetry of its arrows. Just like a weathervane, arrows must be perfectly balanced in order to fly true. This weathervane promises to fly straight and true above your home for decades to come.
These exquisite Victorian weathervanes make a striking statement atop our custom cupolas, recapturing the sophisticated tastes of a previous era. Weathervanes reached the height of their popularity during the reign of Queen Victoria, as the Victorians loved items that were both beautiful and useful. Victorian weathervanes are known for elaborate designs that often feature beautiful scrollwork and delicate accents. Celebrate your love of all things Victorian with one of these breathtaking designs!
Banner style weathervanes were a common sight on barns and churches throughout the 1800s, incorporating two classic styles. During the Middle Ages, archers would rely on cloth pennants to determine wind direction. Eventually these pennants were made from metal to provide a more accurate reading. The word “vane” is actually derived from the Anglo-Saxon word “fane,” which means “flag.” Banner style weathervanes pay homage to these archers by combining a small metal pennant with an arrowhead that points into the wind.
Inspired by the Smithsonian Museum, our Smithsonian Arrow weathervane brings one-of-a-kind style to your roofline. The unique tail plume and heart design add soft lines and a touch of whimsy, making it the perfect addition to your home.
The delicate scrollwork of this copper arrow weathervane makes it look like it came straight from a French castle. Perfect for a country estate or elegant townhome, this weathervane adds a regal touch to any roof it graces.
This majestic large 3-D Arrow weathervane is exquisitely stylish and the ultimate statement piece. The unique, bold design can hold its own on large homes and outbuildings, shining brilliantly in the sun.
Weathervanes are the perfect crowning touch to any home, cupola, barn or gazebo. Call us today at 866-400-1776 and add one of our beautiful arrow weathervanes to your home!
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