I love everything about wind chimes. A wind chime, also know as a wind catcher, is a decoration that you can hang outside or near an open window. Or you could hang it from a tree in your flower garden. A wind chime is a construction of rods, metal, glass or tubes that are suspended from tree or the top of a window.
Wind Chimes are the perfect decoration for your home or garden. Not only are they pretty, but a Wind Chime is so pleasing to the ears.
The sound of a Wind Chime....Soothing music
As the wind blows the objects gently hit each other causing the wind chime to make the most beautiful sounds. For me, the sound of a wind chime is just like music. Really it is music for the soul. I think the sound of a wind chime is very soothing and healing to the body and mind. It makes the entire atmosphere relaxed. A wind chime can turn any location into heaven.
The Sounds of Wind Chimes
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Woodstock Wind Chime
These woodstock wind chimes have the most beautiful harmonious sound. If you enjoy the sounds of the outdoors (birds singing and leaves blowing in the wind) then you will love the addition of the alto wind chimes. They actually sound like they are playing a melody and they gently blow in the wind. Woodstock has a huge selection of wind chimes that come in many different attractive and unique designs. But they also come in different sounds including Soprano? and Baritone?.
Woodstock Chimes Gregorian Alto Windchime
|Woodstock Chimes Gregorian Alto Windchime|
If you are planning on keeping your wind chimes outside be sure to purchase a good quality wind chime that is water resistant like these Woodstock chimes are. They will give you years and years of enjoyment. This Gregorian Alto Wind chime has received over 60 5 star reviews from customers who have enjoyed the beautiful music the chimes offer.
Although most people use a wind chime as a decoration, in the past people used wind chimes as a way to predict the weather. By having a wind chime people could quickly tell if the wind was picking up and which direction the wind is coming from. This would let people know if a storm was on it's way. Farmers would use a wind chime hanging outside to help them to predict a change in the weather.
There are many different kind of windchimes. There are butterfly windchimes, bamboo windchimes and I've even seen a unique windchimes. I once saw a home made wind chime made of kitchen cooking utensals.
Here is a selection of some of my favorite wind chimes as well as some unique wind chimes.
|Woodstock Medium Amazing Grace Chime- Inspirational Collection|
This chime plays the familiar tones heard in the opening measures of Amazing Grace, one of America’s best loved hymns. The lyrics were written by Englishman John Newton in the l...Woodstock Chimes /
|BEAUTIFUL WIND CHIMES - Tuned 22" Wood Windchimes Deliver Rich, Full, Relaxing Tones - Best Large...|
HOW PEACEFUL WIND CHIMES PUT HOMEOWNERS AT EASE Because Nature's Beautiful Sounds Should Be Enjoyed - Even At Home Hear that? Pianos playing on your patio - that is what guests ...Planted Perfect /
|Woodstock Pachelbel Canon Chime, Silver- Famous Melodies Collection|
Your chime is tuned to the notes of the beloved melody of Johann Pachelbel’s Canon in D, written near the end of the Baroque era. Once lost, this rediscovered masterpiece catche...Woodstock Chimes /
|Woodstock Chimes of Tuscany- World Music Collection|
This chime is tuned to the poignant notes of an aria from La Forza del Destino (The Force of Destiny), by the great Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi. Music and wine just seem to ...Woodstock Chimes /
|Memorial Windchimes - I Thought of You With Love Today Poem Engraved on this Wind Chime - Angel W...|
Our "In Loving Memory" Windchimes features the expression "I thought of you with love today".Banberry Designs / Only $22.99
|Burnt Flower Bamboo Windchime 37" Beautiful Sound - New|
Bamboo Wind Chime. Approximately 37" from wire hanger top to bottom. Main body of chime is approximately 18" not including the hanging ringer. Burnt flower design. New.The Beachcombers International, Inc. / Only $16.75