Can I purchase custom and commission orders?

Certainly! We do offer custom orders for some of our artworks, depending on material availability. If you're interested in commissioning a sold-out piece, please don't hesitate to reach out to us at sales.team@mystikriver.com or call us at (+61458854898).

What timeframe am I looking at for custom orders?

Custom orders typically require 3-4 months from creation to delivery.

What factors might affect my orders pricing?

The price of each piece can vary significantly due to several factors:

  • Availability and cost of materials
  • Sourcing difficulty
  • Material purity or grade
  • Level of detail
  • Artist's creation time (usually between 4-8 weeks)
  • Artistic value
  • Weight of the artwork
  • Shipping costs

Can I put down a deposit for a sculpture?

Yes, we offer a deposit system where you can pay a 30% deposit upfront to secure the piece. The remaining balance can be settled within one month. Additionally, we provide the option of four-part payments through Afterpay.

What payment method options are avaliable?

We accept AMEX and Afterpay for both online and in-store purchases.

Do you provide worldwide shipping?

Absolutely! We ship our products worldwide, ensuring that our one-of-a-kind pieces reach you no matter where you are.

Delivery Time

Delivery times vary depending on your location. For instance, if you're located within Melbourne, delivery usually takes 1-2 days. In Victoria, we aim to deliver within a week, and for international deliveries, the average wait time is between 15-25 days with Australia Post and 10-15 days with DHL.

Shipping Costs

You can easily calculate shipping costs using the live rates shipping calculator available on our website during the checkout process.

Shipping Providers

We partner with trusted shipping providers like DHL and Australia Post to ensure that your purchases are delivered securely and promptly.


Our talented artists, some of whom are award-winning, are based in various states of India, Vietnam, and Bhutan.

Sculpture Making Process

Our artists utilize a variety of techniques, including hand carving for materials like sandstone, marble, granite, and wood, as well as lapidary techniques for gemstones.

Manufacturing Locations

Most of our sculptures are crafted across seven states in India, with selected works also coming from Vietnam and Bhutan.

Shipping Origin

Your artworks are shipped from our gallery, Mystik River, located in Melbourne, Australia, or directly from our partner gallery in Pune, India.

Materials Used

Our pieces are made from a variety of materials, including soft granite, marble, softstone, gemstones, crystals, and metals like bronze and brass.

Ethical Sourcing

We prioritize ethical sourcing for all our materials, ensuring compliance with importing regulations into Australia.

Outdoor Placement

While sandstone and marble statues are suitable for outdoor placement, other materials like softstone, granite, crystals, and gemstones are best suited for indoor settings.


Refund Policy

Order Cancellation Due to Error

In the event of an incorrect price listing, inaccurate descriptive information, or an erroneous image due to typographical error or similar oversight, we reserve the right to cancel the transaction. If your credit card has been charged, we will promptly refund the total amount debited.

Product Returns

We are committed to replacing any faulty or damaged product with a similar item. Should you need to return a defective product, please notify us through our designated "contact us" webpage, where we outline the requirements for returns. If the product is found to be faulty upon arrival, we will provide a full replacement and offer a complete refund, including postage/shipping charges.

Additionally, we will exchange any undamaged product purchased from us for a similar item, provided it is returned unused and with proof of purchase within seven (7) days of the original purchase. Should damaged goods be returned to us for exchange, we will refund packing and postage charges.

If, at the time of return, we are unable to replace or exchange the returned goods, we will reimburse your credit card for the initially debited amount for the purchase, including packaging and postage charges.

 Sculpture Care & Preservation

Taking care of sculptures made from various materials requires different approaches to ensure their longevity and preservation. Here are some general tips for taking care of sculptures made from crystal, sandstone, marble, soft stone, wood, and granite:

Crystal and Gemstone Sculptures:

  • Cleaning: Use a soft, lint-free cloth to gently wipe away dust and fingerprints. Avoid using harsh chemicals or abrasive materials that could scratch the surface.
  • Storage: Store crystal sculptures in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight to prevent discoloration or warping.Most transparent crystals should not be exposed to sunlight since the heat and light exposure causes the colors to fade or the crystals to shatter.

Sandstone Sculptures:

  • Cleaning: Use a soft brush or cloth to remove loose dirt and debris. Avoid using water unless necessary, as it can cause erosion or staining. If moss grows on the sculpture, gently remove it with a soft brush or a mixture of water and mild soap.
  • Outdoor Placement for Sandstone Sculptures: While sandstone sculptures are indeed perfect for outdoor use, it's essential to note some considerations. Sandstone is porous and can absorb moisture, which may lead to changes in the sculpture over time. However, historically, sandstone has been one of the main materials used for outdoor sculptures. For instance, the temples in India are primarily made of sandstone.
  • Features and Maintenance: When placing sandstone sculptures outdoors, you may notice some changes in the features over time due to exposure to the elements. These changes are a natural part of the aging process and add to the character of the sculpture. To maintain the sculpture's integrity, it's advisable to periodically clean and seal the sandstone as needed.

Marble Sculptures:

  • Cleaning: Use a soft, damp cloth to gently wipe the surface. Avoid acidic or abrasive cleaners, as they can damage the marble. For stubborn stains, use a mild detergent diluted in water.
  • Avoid Direct Sunlight: Prolonged exposure to sunlight can cause marble to fade or develop cracks. Place marble sculptures in areas with indirect sunlight or use UV-filtering window coverings.

Soft stone Sculptures (e.g., limestone, soapstone):

  • Cleaning: Use a soft brush or cloth to remove dust and dirt. Avoid using water unless necessary, as it can cause erosion or staining.
  • Avoid Extreme Temperatures: Soft stone sculptures can be sensitive to temperature fluctuations. Avoid placing them near heating vents or fireplaces, as sudden changes in temperature can cause cracking or spalling.

Wood Sculptures:

  • Dusting: Use a soft, dry cloth or a feather duster to remove dust from wood sculptures.
  • Avoid Moisture and Humidity: Wood is susceptible to rot and warping if exposed to moisture or high humidity. Keep wood sculptures in a well-ventilated area and avoid placing them directly on the floor to prevent moisture absorption.

Granite Sculptures:

  • Cleaning: Use a soft brush or cloth to remove dust and debris. For stubborn stains, use a mild detergent diluted in water and a soft brush. Avoid abrasive cleaners that can scratch the surface.
  • Avoid Acidic Substances: Granite is sensitive to acidic substances like lemon juice or vinegar, which can etch the surface. Clean up spills promptly and avoid placing acidic items directly on the sculpture.

Common Preservation Questions:

  • How to Safely Remove Moss from Sandstone SculptureGently scrub the moss with a soft brush or cloth dipped in a mixture of water and mild soap. Avoid using high-pressure water or harsh chemicals, as they can damage the sandstone surface.
  • How often should I clean my sculpture?:

    The frequency of cleaning depends on factors such as the sculpture's location, material, and exposure to dust or pollutants. Generally, sculptures should be dusted regularly and cleaned as needed to prevent buildup.
  • How do I protect outdoor sculptures from the elements?Outdoor sculptures are exposed to harsh weather conditions, including sunlight, rain, and temperature fluctuations. To protect them, consider applying a sealant or protective coating specifically designed for outdoor use. Additionally, regularly inspect outdoor sculptures for signs of damage and perform any necessary repairs promptly.
    • What should I do if my sculpture develops cracks or chips?Cracks or chips in sculptures can worsen over time if left untreated. Depending on the severity of the damage and the material of the sculpture, repairs may require professional intervention. Consult a conservator or restoration expert for guidance on the best approach to repair damaged sculptures.
      • How do I prevent sculptures from tipping over or falling?Secure sculptures, especially larger or heavier ones, to stable surfaces or bases to prevent them from tipping over. Use appropriate mounting hardware and follow manufacturer recommendations for installation. For outdoor sculptures, ensure they are anchored securely to withstand wind and other environmental factors.
      • How do I identify signs of deterioration in my sculpture?: Signs of deterioration vary depending on the material of the sculpture but may include discolouration, cracks, chips, flaking, or changes in texture. Regularly inspect your sculptures for any visible signs of damage or deterioration, and address any issues promptly to prevent further damage. If you're unsure about the condition of your sculpture, consider consulting a professional conservator for assessment.

        Remember, when in doubt, consult a professional conservator for specific care instructions tailored to your sculpture's material and condition.