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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

261 Reviews (4.9 out of 5 Grommets)

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5

boston harbor

6/28/2019 by Darlene

my daughter has wanted a "quality" windchime for a long time. when i spotted these harbor-specific chimes at a really reasonable price I had to get this for her. She was totally thrilled, best birthday present ever!More > < Less

5

LOVE the tone of this bell

6/28/2019 by geri

deep tone LOVE it when the wind blows!

5

Soothing windchime

6/27/2019 by Lydia

I received this windchime with the word peace on it the day my mother passed away. Every time it chimes I think of her and I am comforted by the sound.More > < Less

5

Ahhhhh

6/27/2019 by Lynne

Love the sound. I have it hanging in my garden & what a peaceful sound it is.

5

Gorgeous Resonant Sounds

6/27/2019 by Blaise

When we are getting a storm, we sometimes need to remove the clanger, as it is so loud. Otherwise, on an average windy day, it is so pleasant, it takes me back to the Long Island Great South Bay. It's one of my favorite possessions.More > < Less

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North Country Wind Bells | Buoy Wind Bells

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.