About Us

Distinctive Statuary & Water Gardens is a family owned & operated business with roots in the manufacturing of ornamental concrete dating back to 1962. The heritage of the Bechstein family runs deep in the state of Florida, spanning six decades of superior craftsmanship in the art of statue making. It is this commitment to excellence in the creation of fountains and statuary products that has made the name "Distinctive" synonymous with the finest of quality hand crafted concrete products available throughout the southeast.

In addition to manufacturing our own copyrighted products we are also the exclusive southeast manufacturer of the "Karlik" line of fountains, statuary and fireplaces, We are a certified elite dealer for "Fiore Stone", formally "Al's Garden Art" of California, and are Florida's exclusive dealer for "Italgarden" of Rome, Italy. We also handle the "Masserelli's" line of fine concrete products out of New Jersey, architectural accents from "Haddonstone" and have the largest in stock selection of hand carved Mexican Canterra Stone fountains to be found in Florida.

Color is the key to satisfying each and every customer, no matter how distinguished their tastes may be. It is here that the "distinctive look" can truly work for you. Make your selections from the wide variety of products showcased throughout this catalog. Choose from a "Distinctive or Unique original", sure to compliment any garden setting, or an old standard, still popular after all these years. Every piece is depicted in its most complimentary color based on sales popularity and our experience as artisans. However, we urge you to choose any one of the finishes available on the items you select to ensure the most suitable look for you and your customers.