we provide organic, eco-friendly, and chemical-free products, plus items
to beautify your home and spirit.
As a small
volunteer-run nonprofit, we can't compete with the pricing at large stores. However,
having no paid staff allows all our net proceeds to fund cancer research and treatment
for working dogs. Sit, stay & shop for
what truly matters — health, home, happiness and healing.
One of our most prized
possessions is a flapping-winged retriever mobile that hangs from the
divide between our kitchen and family room. We have had this handcrafted
wooden winged messenger since 2002 and it looks as perfect as the day we
received it. For that reason, we are thrilled to be able to carry
this inspiring and joyful line here at our
Land of PureGold.
This line features over 100 handcrafted designs of mobiles that
represent a wide variety of animals and creatures, both real and
imaginary. Each mobile consists of a body with an attached pair of wings, suspended from a hanging assembly and carefully balanced so
that a tug on the body or a gentle breeze causes the wings to flap.
These winged wonders are made from furniture grade birch plywood, further detailed
with wood-burning, and then decorated with exterior-grade enamel paint
and oil stain. Some of the pieces have gorgeous etched acrylic wings
instead of wood.
There is additionally an assortment of 50 miniatures and a variety of
collector displays in which to showcase them.
In their studio and
workshop in southwestern New Hampshire, Peggy and Rich Roth work
together to make these stunning handcrafted items. Peggy, a graduate of
Pratt Institute, created these original designs and is the artistic half
of the partnership, but she relies on Rich to keep the business running.
Since 1993 Peggy has been a state-juried member of The League of New
Hampshire Craftsmen, one of the oldest and most respected craft
organizations in the country. Membership is achieved only after an
artisan's craft is subjected to a rigorous jurying process by their
The mobiles are
weather-resistant and can withstand moisture. However, they should not be
directly exposed to nature (snow, rain, wind, etc.). We recommend that if one is
hung outside, it should be in a protected area such as a gazebo or a porch, as
Actually pieces of art, these wonders are signed, dated, and numbered by
the artist under the left wing.
The entire line of
products are crafted to order, with a turnaround time of about three
All designs arrive folded flat—ready to display with no
IMPORTANT NOTE: These items ship directly from
Peggy Rich's Studio and arrive separately from
other lines of items at the Land of PureGold. The line is only available for shipment in the United States.
Items that do not meet your expectations may be returned for replacement or
refund within 30 days of the date received. Shipping charges are
non-refundable unless you received a damaged item. If your order arrives
damaged, please save the packaging material so that a claim can be filed
with the shipper. Please
contact us for complete return instructions.
If any of the strings—used for the
hanging assembly or wing hinges—break
at any time and for any reason, they will be replaced free of charge.
Customers, however, are responsible for shipping charges. Be sure to
contact us before
returning any item. In some cases, it may be possible for you to
repair items with materials and help from the manufacturer, which would
save time and shipping costs.
We have housed our flapper indoors, and in 6 years, there has not been
any string breakage, our delightful piece as beautiful and functional as
the day it was received. However, outside use will subject your flapper
to more movement and thus potential for greater string wear and need for