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Garden ornament

A garden ornament is an item used for garden, landscape, and park enhancement and decoration. The first known use of garden ornaments became common in the western cultures are in Ancient Roman gardens. A great many examples have been excavated from Pompeii and Herculaneum. The Italian Renaissance garden and Garden à la française were the peak styles of using created forms in the garden and landscape, with high art and kitsch interpretations ever since. The Asian tradition of making garden ornaments, often functioning in association with Feng Shui principles, has a nearly timeless history.

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