Temple Bells - Quintet, Copper
Inspired by ancient Chinese bells, this bell offers a restful tone.
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have been used throughout the ages to accompany dance, to provide
comfort and to warn of possible danger. The Chinese were the first to
control the pitch or note of a bell, making it possible for them to play
tunes. Soon bells were being used to accompany worship. On New Year's
Eve the bells in Buddhist temples are rung 108 times, once for each of
the 108 worldly desires.
In the East bells have become very
important and are often decorated with significant symbols. For
centuries, tuned bells have been suspended in homes and temples to ward
off evil and attract good luck and prosperity. Woodstock Temple Bells
are inspired by these ancient bells and work in harmony with the wind to
create gentle, soothing tones.
Dimensions: 32 in. Overall Length
Materials: Black-finish hardwood, copper-plated steel bells (5) and feather.