Weathervanes are beautiful accents steeped in a rich history of artistic expression and practical function. With origins dating all the way back to 48 B.C., they’ve gradually shed their utilitarian beginnings to become a time-honored artform gracing homes, barns and churches to this very day. But don’t think for a moment that all weathervanes have to be picturesque roosters or the nostalgic arrows of yore. For those of you interested in something a bit less dated for your chic, modern homes, Valley Forge Cupolas has a stunning selection of modern weathervane picks for the contemporary home.
Interested in a funny twist on the barnyard pig trope? Now pigs really can fly with our flying pig weathervane! Crazy about conches and mesmerized by mermaids? One look at our mermaid weathervane and you’ll be humming beloved Disney classics in no time at all! Halloween may have just ended, but if you’re a witchy woman who loves year round spookiness, our witch weathervane is sure to leave you spellbound! These weathervanes are only a brief glimpse of our selection, so hop on over to our novelty weathervanes page for our full gallery!
Cupolas and weathervanes are a match made in heaven, and their histories have been interwoven for hundreds of years. At Valley Forge Cupolas, we firmly believe that the cupola is the natural resting place for weathervanes, and we strongly encourage you to consider buying a cupola. If you’re worried about how a cupola might interfere with a modern aesthetic, don’t be; just check out this post all about modern cupolas. Of course, if you’re not interested right now, all of our weathervanes can be easily mounted directly to your roof; no cupola needed!
Buck the trend of wildlife weathervanes, skip the school of traditional verdigris whales; Valley Forge Cupolas has some truly unique, unorthodox weathervanes for your modern sensibilities. From twirling wine bottles pouring into revolving glasses to polished motorcycles and baseball players, we’ve got it all. So pick up a weathervane today, and remember: whether it’s vain or whether it’s not, our weathervanes will hit the spot!
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