Chimes: The Sound of Music
A chime can produce sound when its pipes or rods impact a centrally-suspended clapper that is typically shaped like a ball or flat disk. Depending on where the chimes... read more
Wind Chimes can be made from crystal, bamboo, beads
In order to achieve a higher, more ringing tone in clay wind chimes, there should be a higher final firing temperature utilized. Stoneware clay fired at higher temperatures generates less of a flat sound than does earthenware clay... read more
Wind Bells and Chimes can be made from glass, resin, beads
A greater closing firing temperature occurring in wind chimes made of clay results in a higher, more tinkling tone. A duller noise is generated by earthenware clay fired at a ... read more