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.

127 Reviews (4.9 out of 5 Grommets)

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Love it!

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The sound is hypnotic. I wish the wind would blow more often now. Very well made. Pride in workmanship. Thank you!

5

Lovely; can't wait to give as a Christmas gift!

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Arrived extremely securely packed and sounds just like the videos I found online of the particular model I selected (Bar Harbor). Can't wait to give this to a loved one with whom I visited (and fell in love with) Bar Harbor this summer! Beautiful piece, lovely, evocative tone.More > < Less

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This was a birthday gift and my friend LOVED it. The deliverywas lightning fast and eremely well packed. I would reccomend this product and company anytime!More > < Less

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Sounds of home!

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This wind bell is just what I needed, here, in South Carolina! A native of Boston, I'm always finding reminders of home that I 'must have'. This bell is wonderful and the tonal quality is just fabulous. I couldn't be happier. Arrived on time despite Hurricane Florence!More > < Less

5

Beautiful sounds, wonderfully made

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I love my buoy bells - (I've bought 4 so far) - I may have to buy more! Love to hear them. I highly recommend purchasing a few for yourself. Their tones are musicMore > < Less

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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.