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Standard Delivery is 3-5 days.

The cutoff time for Next Working Day orders is 12pm Monday to Thursday.

Please note, next day delivery is only available to addresses in Mainland England and Wales.  Addresses in Scotland will take an additional 24 hours and next day delivery to Northern Ireland may incur a surcharge

Unique Bird House - Terracotta Birdball

Unique Bird House - Terracotta Birdball

Birdball nesting box

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£40.00
Unique Bird House - Terracotta Birdball
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  • Made in the UK

    Made in the UK

  • Description

    Bird nesting boxes that are a great example of innovative design combined with a traditional manufacturing process. Small garden birds love them. The hole is large enough to allow easy access for blue tits, coal tits and marsh tits, but small enough to keep out predators.

    A quick clean out each autumn and a birdball is sure to make a great home for many years to come.

    Made from natural ingredients. No bleaches, chlorine or glaze. 18cm diameter.

    The birdball is the brainchild of designers Gavin Christman and Kate Knapp who met whilst working at Dyson. Their first prototype was a coil pot, which they suspended from a tree in their garden in Cornwall. It was an instant hit with the birds but laborious to make.

    The birdballs are manufactured in the UK using the traditional process of slipcasting. The clay is mixed with water then poured into a spherical plaster mold. As the clay dries it forms a smooth layer on the inside of the mold. After 30 minutes, a hole is made in the sphere and the remaining liquid poured off. When the mold is taken away, a spherical clay ball is left with a hole large enough for a blue tit!

    Only natural ingredients are used. No bleaches, glazes or chlorine, so when the birdball finally reaches the end of its life, its disposal does not present a hazard. Fragments of the ball can even be used at the bottom of your pots when you repot your houseplants to help drainage.

  • Delivery

    We offer two types of delivery:

    • Standard Delivery via post is £5.95. For orders over £100 standard delivery is free of charge.
    • Next Working Day For an additional £4.00, your order will be delivered the next working day.

    For Delivery to the Scottish Highlands, UK islands or international addresses, please see our full delivery details.

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  • Meet the Producer

    Gavin Christman

    Gavin Christman

    Innovative eco-designers based in Cornwall

    Design duo Kate Knapp and Gavin Christman met whilst working at Dyson. Their award winning products include the bird balll and the more recent cork handlebar grips, an innovative, natural cycling accessory.

    They now work in a multi-disciplined design consultancy working in product, graphic, exhibition and interior design.

    Their award winning products have been exhibited throughout the UK and are sold in design outlets around the world. Their products regularly feature in interior and design publications.

    Kate and Gavin have worked as designers in London, New York, Paris and Japan.

    Kate and Gavin both lecture at the University College Falmouth.

    Their birdball has proved to be phenomenally successful. Easy to hang and popular with birds. The fatball bird feeder is also proving to be very popular gift for bird lovers.

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Meet the Producer

Description

Bird nesting boxes that are a great example of innovative design combined with a traditional manufacturing process. Small garden birds love them. The hole is large enough to allow easy access for blue tits, coal tits and marsh tits, but small enough to keep out predators.

A quick clean out each autumn and a birdball is sure to make a great home for many years to come.

Made from natural ingredients. No bleaches, chlorine or glaze. 18cm diameter.

The birdball is the brainchild of designers Gavin Christman and Kate Knapp who met whilst working at Dyson. Their first prototype was a coil pot, which they suspended from a tree in their garden in Cornwall. It was an instant hit with the birds but laborious to make.

The birdballs are manufactured in the UK using the traditional process of slipcasting. The clay is mixed with water then poured into a spherical plaster mold. As the clay dries it forms a smooth layer on the inside of the mold. After 30 minutes, a hole is made in the sphere and the remaining liquid poured off. When the mold is taken away, a spherical clay ball is left with a hole large enough for a blue tit!

Only natural ingredients are used. No bleaches, glazes or chlorine, so when the birdball finally reaches the end of its life, its disposal does not present a hazard. Fragments of the ball can even be used at the bottom of your pots when you repot your houseplants to help drainage.

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Delivery

We offer two types of delivery:

  • Standard Delivery via post is £5.95. For orders over £100 standard delivery is free of charge.
  • Next Working Day For an additional £4.00, your order will be delivered the next working day.

For Delivery to the Scottish Highlands, UK islands or international addresses, please see our full delivery details.

Reviews

Write Your Own Review

How do you rate this product? *

1 star 2 stars 3 stars 4 stars 5 stars

Meet the Producer

Gavin Christman

Gavin Christman

Innovative eco-designers based in Cornwall

Design duo Kate Knapp and Gavin Christman met whilst working at Dyson. Their award winning products include the bird balll and the more recent cork handlebar grips, an innovative, natural cycling accessory.

They now work in a multi-disciplined design consultancy working in product, graphic, exhibition and interior design.

Their award winning products have been exhibited throughout the UK and are sold in design outlets around the world. Their products regularly feature in interior and design publications.

Kate and Gavin have worked as designers in London, New York, Paris and Japan.

Kate and Gavin both lecture at the University College Falmouth.

Their birdball has proved to be phenomenally successful. Easy to hang and popular with birds. The fatball bird feeder is also proving to be very popular gift for bird lovers.

Tell Me More