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Choosing Wind Chimes The Perfect Gift

Wind chimes are chimes constructed from suspended tubes, rods, bells or other objects and are often made of metal or wood. Wind chimes are usually hung outside of a building or residence, as a visual and aural garden ornament, and are to be played by the wind.

Wind_Chime_AnimalWind chimes that have been precision tuned are essentially musical instruments that will serenade you with beautiful melodies with each wisp of the wind. Wind chimes can be both relaxing to listen to and a decorative design piece.

Everybody knows what a wind chime is. Wind chimes fill the open air with soft and soothing sounds. The difference in wind chime styles is as different as the sounds they make. There are many different types of chimes and different ways to display them. A small chime placed by a kitchen window will bring a new joy to dish washing. Wind chimes play a big part in the practice of Feng Shui.

Wind-chime

Wind-chime

Woodstock wind chimes offer a visually appealing look to the classic wind chime. Today these chimes are used both as a source of relaxation through their melodious sound and are incredibly artistic in design.Bamboo wind chimes are less durable then their metal counterpart. They offer a sound more like an Asian villa than a beach bungalow. They are lightweight and generally thought to relieve stress and provide a calming state.
Wind chimes can be made using a variety of materials, including glass, bamboo, wood, metal, shell and porcelain, to name a few.

source: http://www.articlesnatch.com/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wind_chime

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August 26, 2011 - Posted by | Art, Designs | ,

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