For the most part, fiberglass statues are the
same as resin statues. Made from the threads of
glass, fiberglass is created by forcing molten
glass through a sieve that spins it into threads.
However, since the fiberglass pours as a liquid,
it reflects all the fine details of the mold.
Concrete, on the other hand, is thick and grainy
and does not penetrate well into the fine detail
of a mold.
It is an ideal material for large sculptures
because it is light enough that people can move
statues made from it without the help of a crane.
Fiberglass statues also cost considerably less
to ship than concrete statues.
Of course, fiberglass is also very strong. It
is reinforced and is the same material used to
make boat hulls that are designed to withstand
the shock and the elements of the sea without
breaking. Concrete, while durable enough for outdoor
applications, will break into pieces if hit or
knocked over. Fiberglass is also a much less expensive
Statue.com is proud to offer an extensive selection
of fiberglass statues and sculptures. For the
most part, these fiberglass works are scattered
around in our various galleries.