This is possibly my most favourite painting that I have done. It currently sits in my dining room and I’m somewhat reluctant to part with it. I absolutely love crested cranes I think they are the coolest birds. Their hairstyle, their position when they fly is just fantastic.
Having sundown in Kenya and watching the crested cranes flying over the treetops is just such an amazing sight. In this piece, I have tried to show off the plumage and size of these large birds.
I am delighted to have included this piece in my online exhibition – view the exhibition here.
Please allow up to 5–7 days for delivery. We ship all orders using first class Royal Mail.
We aim to dispatch products immediately on receipt of your order and confirmation of cleared funds. If any product that you order is out of stock, we will try to contact you by the end of the next working day to let you know. If a delay is encountered, you will have the right to cancel your order for an immediate refund.
We will confirm via email the day the item is dispatched. We supply your email address and phone number to Royal Mail and you should receive a second notification, on the day of delivery to confirm your delivery is to be delivered. Please note that we can provide ‘leave in safe place’ instructions to Royal Mail, but if a ‘leave in safe place’ instruction is given, we cannot accept any liability for loss or damage to the shipment.
UK Delivery Costs
Delivery charges are based on the product category and calculated at the basket page for you. The prices range from £1.95 to £25.00.
*The only exception to this is delivery of Originals. I use a specialised Art Courier for all my original framed works as they require additional packaging and insurance, therefore costs are £70 for small Originals and £190 for large. If you would like to arrange a collection yourself please do get in touch.
UK Delivery Service Details
Items are shipped via First Class Royal Mail. It requires no signature and no instructions can be given to leave the parcel in a safe place. We are unable to deliver to PO Box addresses.
European Delivery Costs
We apply a flat rate shipping cost of £40 for European deliveries. All items are shipped using First Class Royal Mail International Signed For, which requires a signature on delivery. Due to this, we are unable to deliver to PO Box addresses.
USA & ROW Delivery Costs
We apply a flat rate shipping cost of £50 for non-EU deliveries. All items are shipped using First Class Royal Mail International Signed For requires a signature on delivery. Due to this, we are unable to deliver to PO Box addresses. If you would like to enquire about having an original shipped outside the UK, please get in touch, and we will arrange a bespoke quote for shipping.
Deliveries Outwith the EU
Deliveries outwith the EU may be subject to local sales taxes, custom charges and/or import duties. We have no control over these, and are legally obliged to document the actual sales value, and so we cannot accept liability for any and all import fees or taxes due. If duties or taxes apply, it is most likely they will need to be paid before the parcel will be released for delivery. You may be required to pay additional charges for customs clearance. Again, we have no control over these charges and cannot advise you about what they may be. Customs policies vary from country to country. If you are concerned that your order may incur additional fees/taxes/charges, you may wish to contact your local Tax or Customs office for further details.
What is your Returns Policy?
If for any reason you are unhappy with your purchase you can return it to us within 28 days of receipt for a full refund or exchange as long as it is unused and in its original packaging. The item can be exchanged to an alternative product, If additional fees apply, we will contact you for payment. If a partial or full refund is required, it will be issued back via the original method of payment. We are not able to refund any return postage charges.
Unless an item is faulty or not as described, we will not refund or offer an exchange on items that have been commissioned or made specifically to accommodate an individual’s request.
How do I return something?
Please let us know via email that you are returning an item and advise whether it will be for a refund or exchange. This way, if it is for an exchange we can check and allocate stock for you.
Parcels are returned at your own cost. We strongly recommend you obtain a free certificate of postage from the Post Office as we are responsible for your parcel only once it has been received into our store. Items lost in transit will not be treated as returned.
Please remember to enclose the Returns Slip that comes with your purchase confirming if it is for a refund or exchange.
Our return address is:
The Hirsel Homestead,
Goods Damaged In Transit
In the event of a product being damaged on receipt, please notify us immediately (or no later than 7 days) via email and if possible, include pictures of the issue and send it back to us for should inspection. If this action is not carried out and reported within 7 days it will be deemed that the Buyer has accepted the Goods.
Under no circumstances must a product be used/hung when damaged, as you will be deemed to have accepted it in its damaged condition. Before a replacement product or refund can be issued, the product must be returned for our inspection.
All postage and packaging fees will be reimbursed for valid damage claims.
CANCELLATION, RETURNS, EXCHANGES AND REFUNDS
If you are contracting as a consumer, you may cancel a contract at any time within 14 working days from the date of physical delivery. You are not required to state any reason for cancellation. If you exercise the right to cancel, you will, subject to the conditions below, receive a full refund of the price paid for the products, including the original delivery cost, but will not be reimbursed for any original delivery costs in excess of those specified in the delivery section of our terms & conditions.
You must notify us of your cancellation in writing either via email (email@example.com) or by post.
Your cancellation notice should state your full name and address and the date of your order and of physical delivery. You must return the product to Deanburn, Denholm, Hawick TD9 8NX without delay and, in any event, no later than 14 days from the date on which you advised you wished to cancel your order. You will have to pay the direct cost of returning the product. Reimbursement to you will be reduced by any diminished value of the product resulting from handling of it by you or by persons permitted to you beyond what is necessary to establish the nature, characteristics or functioning of the Product.
We offer consumers 28 days unconditional approval on any product purchased from our website. The full price of the product will be refunded for any unused Products returned to us, in their original, unused condition, and with the original packaging, within 28 days of receiving the product or alternatively, if you wish, you may exchange any product. The 28 days unconditional approval does not affect your statutory right to cancel.
Refunds will only be made after the returned product has been received by us. Payment will be refunded within 14 days of our receipt of the product has been returned to us by then. You are responsible and liable for the return carriage charges, and we recommend that adequate insurances are put in place as we cannot accept liability and/or responsibility for an item lost in transit to us during the return.
Refunds will be made in the same manner as the original payment. On receipt of a returned item which was originally paid for by credit card, a reimbursement will be made directly to the credit card account of the person who paid for the product. Where an exchange item is required, the card will be recharged on dispatch of the replacement Product.