This Flamingo by its Nest is one of our three-dimensional sand magnets. Yes . . . . it is made with REAL SAND and is as durable as ceramic.. The magnet comes non-glittered, lightly white washed for detailing and with a Neodymium Rare Earth Disc Magnet, the strongest type of permanent magnet commercially available. (**This is NOT a toy; use is decorative only**) Each piece has a label indicating that it is “Handcrafted with Sand” as well as “Made in Florida - USA”. Plus . . . FREE SHIPPING!!