Buoy Bells

By North Country Wind Bells

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Enjoy the sound of the sea at home with a buoy bell. Each bell is carefully made to recreate the distinctive chime from various buoy bell locations along both coasts. The bells are made in Maine from recycled steel and built to last for at least 20 years of sea-inspired sound.

  • Made in the USA: Round Pond, ME
  • Materials: Recycled steel, powder coated to preserve steel
  • Care: Can be sprayed with outdoor paint or polyurethane protective coating to maintain like-new appearance
  • Includes: One buoy bell and one windcatcher
  • Each bell echoes the distinctive and familiar tones of coastal and harbor bells (Listen to chime samples on SoundCloud)
  • Bell bodies last for over 20 years
  • Bells do not twist or tangle
  • Please note: Bells are meant to rust over time, coat with polyurethane to maintain like-new appearance if desired
  • Dimensions: Varies from 8" x 5" x 5" to 18" x 11" x 11"
  • Weight: Varies from 2.1 lbs. to 11.05 lbs.
    Windcatcher Details:
  • Made in the USA: Round Pond, ME
  • Materials: Recycled steel, powder coated to preserve steel
  • Care: Can be sprayed with outdoor paint or polyurethane protective coating to maintain like-new appearance
  • Can add multiple windcatchers to each bell
  • Windcatchers can be easily replaced or switched out
  • Please note: Windcatcher adds roughly 10" of height when attached to the bell
  • Dimensions: 8" x 4.5" x 0.1"
  • Weight: 0.15 lb.

83 Reviews (4.9 out of 5 Grommets)

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5

The bell tolls for thee

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This bell arrived on time and well packaged. It was a gift for my wife and she loves it. It hangs where we can hear its deep, dulcet tones of an evening.More > < Less

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Awesome

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Grommet is a cool web site for innovative ideas and products made in USA. The North Country Bells are my latest products to have ordered. These bouy bells sound just like the real deal . A medium size and the largest size I have giving to my wife she is a big lover of wind chimes and she simply adores the way they sound . I also gave a medium size one to my mother who also love the way they sound. Gifts that will wither the stain of time. We have have order several other items from The Grommet and will continue to order more things in the future. Reliable,Quality and efficient service they are I will an have recommended them to family and friends. Thanks GrommetMore > < Less

5

Fantastic Sound!

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I am so pleased with this 'Buoy Bell' -- the look and the sound! Because I am originally from the Seattle area, I naturally picked the Puget Sound chime. Thank you for offering this wonderful product--a 'must have' for wind chime lovers!!More > < Less

5

Love my chimes! Beautiful!

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Shopping experience is great. Love that I can hear the sound of chimes before I purchase, very awesome feature on the website. Well, very well, crafted. Been telling all my friends and family about The Grommet!More > < Less

5

Good Buy

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This is my kind of wind chime! It doesn't ring at every slight breeze and when it does ring it has a beautiful sound. To me it's a masculine wind chime. Now, if the man in your life likes wind chimes buy him one of these. I recommend it!!More > < Less

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Nantucket to San Francisco, hear your favorite harbor.

About North Country Wind Bells

Sound Of The Sea

Jim Davidson was a lobsterman in Maine for years. Buoy bells chiming as he hauled in his lobster traps was a favorite sound—equal parts peaceful and melodic, and an indicator that he was safely close to harbor.

Jim was so enamored with the sound that he and his wife, May, began creating their own wind chimes to capture it. Their North Country Wind Bells are made at home in Maine and capture the tones of over 20 coastal and harbor bells.

Each location has a distinctive sound—from Bar Harbor to San Francisco—that Jim and May have carefully recreated. They started by recording as many local bells as they could. They then fine-tuned their own bells by ear until the sound was just right.

The bells and windcatchers are crafted from recycled steel by many of the locals in the Davidsons' small town, and should last for at least 20 years of coastal-inspired sound.