Home is where the nest is.. is the saying that is molded into this lovely rain gauge. Has two lovely bird nesting atop this rain gauge and this lovely saying is on the mounted plaque. Each individually hand-crafted piece of Ladybug product is cast in a crushed marble/resin composition which has the ability to capture and reproduce the same definition and minute detail as the original. It is a substantial, non-porous material which does not absorb moisture, making it ideal for outdoor use. Although it offers the strength and durability required to endure even extreme weather conditions, its greatly reduced weight when compared to concrete results in lessened delivery costs. The finishes are applied by hand, enhancing every detail, and resulting in the uniqueness of no two pieces being exactly alike. Our standard finishes are some of the most original on the market today, and are guaranteed for outdoor use.