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Literary bronze Water Features & Sculptures to enchant your garden

Handcrafted Bronze
Sculptures for the Garden

Robert and James have been together making art works of various kinds for nearly 30 years.

Living in the rolling hills of West Dorset, a stone's throw from the Jurassic coast, bronze sculptures based upon their love of literature are taking shape. Classic illustrations are modeled in clay and then turned into bronze – sculptures for the garden – stories to be enjoyed in the round.

Using old tools and finger prints to press, move and model clay into position to capture the breath of the if momentarily they have stepped out of the book into the three dimensional world.

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What our customers have to say

Hello over there in England…I bought my Christopher Robin Water Feature 10 years ago after visiting your stand at the Chelsea Flower Show. He was delivered safely and securely all the way to Perth in Western Australia. Still working perfectly and making me smile every day.

He sits on a stand outside my bathroom window where I can see him from the inside as well. Thankyou - I love him.

During a visit to the Hampton Court Flower Show I finally got to see some of the exquisite creations of the Robert James Workshop. I stood amazed at the vision of the Queen of Hearts towering amongst the greenery and was instantly transported into my favourite book Alice in Wonderland. I not only treated myself to the Miniature Queen but also to the Mad Hatter and The Mad March Hare

Wonderful quality, craftsmanship and customer service. I know I will be buying from them again as I have my eye on the very cheeky Cheshire Cat.

In 2020, in Australia, during a long lock down, unable to attend the Chelsea Flower Show as our borders were closed, we decided to buy Alice Enchanted for our garden. We had seen Alice at the Chelsea Flower Show and loved her. Her whimsical expression is so divine. She has such a grandly naughty personality in my imagination!

We love her so much and she brings us so much joy in a world that certainly needs it. 2020 was the year of Alice and in 2021 we purchased Mr. Tod and went through the grand adventure once more- he is a handsomely debonair rascal.

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What's the difference:

Hot or cold cast sculptures?

One question we're often asked by those enquring about our work - is to explain the main difference between cold cast bronze and hot cast bronze garden sculptures. With the significant price step-up involved with choosing hot cast, it's a perfectly reasonable query.

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View our work on

The Wonderland Sculpture Trail

Come and view a selection of characters from our collection of water features and bronze sculptures at Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens.

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Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens,

Buller's Way, Abbotsbury, Weymouth, DT3 4LA

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Please call James on 07515 126119 to discuss your garden project and how best to incorporate our sculptures in to your design, we love to bounce ideas and help bring stories in to the garden.

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