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Simple Elegance Top - Old Jade

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    locking ceramic birdbath top in dark jade glaze
    locking ceramic birdbath top in dark jade glaze back side of top

    Product Details

    Need a replacement birdbath top for your pedestal? We are here to help! We know sometimes accidents happen and we forget to bring in our birdbath tops for the winter or maybe some local wildlife came through your yard with no regard for your birdbath and knocked your top off. Whatever the case may be, we have you covered. 

    *Our Old Jade glaze is much darker than the new Mosaic Turquoise and will NOT match the new Turquoise glaze. If you are unsure which set you have, please use our contact form or chat to reach out or give us a call to confirm which top you need.

    Our Birdbath tops are 100% American Made and handcrafted with Ohio clay. Burley is the last American made pottery factory around, we use the lost art of Jiggering as well as a hydraulic press to create some of the most unique and beautiful pottery in the US.   

    Top Only: 16.75”d x 3.5”h 
    Weight: 12lbs

    Care Instructions

    Place your birdbath away from foliage where predators hide.
    Place your birdbath a few yards from trees so that birds can perch on limbs and groom themselves.
    Keep water fresh to attract birds and prevent algae.
    Add Burley Clay’s birdbath fillers or rocks for birds to land on when drinking or bathing.
    To prevent water from freezing in your birdbath in the winter use a de-icer.
    If your birdbath cannot be maintained in the winter turn your birdbath top over or take indoors. Freezing water may cause cracking.


    Does it freeze?
    A: Yes. Our products are not freeze-proof and if any water is allowed to sit in the tops and freeze, it will cause cracking and then will break. Winter storage is always recommended to prevent any damages. You can get full year use out of your birdbath if you use a birdbath heater for the colder months.

    Are the glazes safe and free of toxins?
    A: Yes, all of our glazes are safe for the birds. All of our glazes are free of lead and cadmium.

    Will the handpainting fade?
    A: Unfortunately yes, but this takes many, many years. Like most things left outdoors, they will eventually fade. If you have one of our Handpainted birdbath sets and see your piece fading, you can find Outdoor Paint and touch it up for a personal touch. 

    Is it really made with local Ohio clay?
    A: Yes it really is made right here in Roseville, Ohio! We have a local clay mine, which is dug weekly and hauled down the road a few miles to our factory in Roseville. Everything is made on site here, from dirt to finished product and then shipped directly to you. We make about half of our glazes ourselves and source the others from our friends at Mayco in Columbus, OH!

    My top broke on my birdbath, is there anything I can do?
    A: Sadly no, once they are broken there is not much you can do. Most glues are not safe for the wildlife that will be enjoying your birdbath. If you only have hairline cracks in your top and want to prevent further damage - we recommend using FlexSeal Clear. Once the sealant has cured for 24hrs, it is safe for the birds.

    How do I clean my birdbath?
    A: Use a wildlife friendly cleaner to scrub any dirt and gunk away. Some of our staff use a bucket of hot water and some Comet to clean theirs. Just mix comet with the water and scrub until clean. Rinse thoroughly Do not let the mixture soak in the bath.

    How do I clean the Birdbath Fillers?
    A: You can clean the fillers the same way as you clean the birdbath tops. Use a wildlife friendly cleaner and a good scrub brush to scrub the gunk off the fillers and then rinse them off really well. Don't let the fillers sit in the solution for too long either.

    My item arrived broken, now what do I do?
    A: If any of your items arrive broken, don't sweat it! Take a picture of the damaged item(s) and send it to us in an email with your name & address and we will send out a replacement at no cost to you. 
    Our email is : contact@burleyclay.com

    Customer Reviews

    Based on 10 reviews
    Valerie McGowan
    Great bird bath! Wonderful company!

    This is the second time I ordered a top from Burley. The first time was so easy and the people there helped me so much, that when I needed another I knew just where to go. Thank you

    Kathy Johnson

    Loved my first experience with this company -- beautiful item, quick arrival, great customer service.

    Eibhlhin Mahoney
    Beautifully Made

    As always, Burley provided me an exactly matched top for my old bird bath. It’s perfect!

    James Smolinski
    Poor support service

    I emailed on the website with request for information on installing the adhesive on the bird bath top. I waited for five days and received no answer.

    Hello James,
    I just looked through my email and through the online chat log and I do not have any emails or chats from you regarding your question. I would always get back to a customer with any questions they have about our products. In addition to the description and use sticker put on every package of adhesive, will also add a “how to” under the adhesive for any future customers to have.
    To use the adhesive, cut it in half and peel off the backing and lay each half on the top side of the pedestal. Align your top on the pedestal and squish down to seal and hold your top to the pedestal.

    Charlene Halgren
    New replacement birdbath top.

    Original birdbath was dark blue. The new top is jade with dark blue and it looks fantastic. Even prettier than the original set. Super fast shipping too!