A lone hummingbird hovers over chimes that reflect the sunset.
butterflies to blue whales, the earth teems with life. Areas that
sustain life are called habitats, and each habitat is part of an
interconnected system that makes the richness of our life on Earth
possible. Our Woodstock Habitats series celebrates the variety of nature
around us. Made of cast metal, these designs incorporate some of our
favorite animals and other reminders of nature which can enhance your
The art of casting metal has been around for thousands
of years. When heated to extremely high temperatures, metal will reach a
molten state and can be poured into a mold. In this way, the ancients
were able to create items of both enormous utility and great beauty. The
same basic processes are used in foundries today.