Kanade Windchime by Kyujo
This wind bell is produced by Kyujo, a maker of temple bells and singing bowls. It has a gentle and very long lasting sound. The wind bell is made of a special alloy mainly consisting of copper.
Bell: Copper alloy with Glow finish
Washi paper wind catch with watermark.
Bell size: 49 — height 34 mm
Paper strip size: 40 — 200 mm
Made in: Toyama Prefecture Takaoka City
Kyujo Co. Ltd is a long established Japanese manufacturer for temple bells and religious accessories since 1907. In their contemporary products, there are fine examples of a combination of both Buddhist culture of Japan and tremendous efforts of generations of craftsman who developed the traditional techniques of metal works.
The sounds of their bells can be heard all over Japan, at schools, trains, station melodies and in music productions. The tunes are also played inside the Shinkansen trains and trains stations.
The Gingko Leaf name originates from the beauty and uniqueness of the Ginkgo Biloba tree and its delicate, uniquely shaped leaves. The products selected are guided by the Japanese conceptual term Yo-no-bi ("beauty through use") and the primary focus is on well crafted, well-designed contemporary Japanese household items such as ceramics, porcelain, glassware, woodcrafts, ironware, bath and bed textiles or on unique pieces that will bring delight to users.