Wind bells and chimes, or furin, date back to 400 BCE in Japan. In the Shinto religion bells were used to summon nature spirits or disperse negative energy. This bell comes with a tanzaku (a colorful small strip of paper to catch the wind). The black shoji lantern and bell makes a soft and soothing sound. Cast from iron, this bell is perfect for indoor or outdoor use.
Hanging length approximately 25" with tanzaku",