In what country is it believed that wind chimes come from?
Wind Chimes are believed to come from Southeast Asia, and what is thought to be the earliest examples of wind chimes were found in Southeast Asia from as far back as 3000 BC.
Wind chimes are thought to be able to achieve many different things in Feng Shui. They are an important in the use of Feng Shui, and wind chimes of different materials can be placed in different areas of the home for different effects and desired results. Recognition, fame, creativity, positive energy, all are things that are believed to result from proper use of wind chimes in your Feng Shui arrangement.
Wind chimes are "played" by placing them in an area that receives occasional wind. The wind blows through the chimes, causing the pieces to collide with each other and play a variety of tones. Attached in related links is the Whimsical Winds blog url, where you can find more helpful information about chimes and how they work.
Wind Chimes are actually though to be invented in Southeast Asia. Some of the earlier examples of wind chimes were found in areas of Egypt, but the earliest examples were found in Southeast Asia, from as far back as 3000 BC. I've included a link to a video about the history of wind chimes, which may also be helpful to you.
Rick's Missing Wind Chimes (125qp) [Intermediate] Begins: Rick Hammerstroke, Witherton Farrier Items Needed: 30 copper ores It seems that Rick has lost his wind chimes. Start by asking the people in Witherton for clues. Talk to Penelope and she will tell you that the troll took the wind chimes. Talk to the troll that guards the bridge to Saddle Isle and he will say that he gave it to his wife, but he will get…
Wind chimes can be made out of a variety of materials. Spoons, coconuts, soda cans, etc... It depends on what you want it to sound like. Generally, all you need is string, and a frame to hold the chimes. A simple wooden square could be used. Tie or staple the strings to the frame, and place the chimes so that they do not touch each other, but will come in contact if the wind blows.
A wind chime is a decorative arrangement of pieces of metal, glass, bamboo, or pottery that hangs together loosely so the wind can cause them to collide with each other, creating a delicate sound. Wind chimes are found in many varieties, made of many materials, and in many shapes, sizes and designs. wind chimes are thing that are made out of brass to stop them from rusting. they make noises and are supposed to look…
The history of wind chimes dates back to prehistoric times in many cultures; however, their greatest and most elegant development was in east and south Asia, from Bali to Tibet and Japan. Buddhists attached thousands of elegantly decorated, cast, or carved wind chimes and wind bells to the eaves of sacred religious structures to create an almost deafening sound in the wind. In Asia and the ancient Mediterranean, wind chimes were used to attract benevolent…
Chimes are made by a variety of different companies, in a variety of different shapes, sizes and materials. The answer being, therefor, that there are thousands of types of wind chimes-- since their invention, so many different varieties have been created. In the related links I've included a wind chime buyers guide which details several varieties, and describes what their benefits are.
Rick is the Witherton Farrier on Rider Isle. He tells you to talk to the neighbors for his missing wind chimes. Talk to Penelope. She'll tell you to see the troll who guards the gate between Rider Isle and Saddle Isle. He'll ask for 30 copper ores. Once you return them to him, he'll make a set of wind chimes you can take back to Rick.
Bells, which work in a similar way to chimes, can be made with brass, so why can't chimes? Of course, brass creates a different sound than say, aluminum or bamboo, but thats why there are so many different materials used in wind chimes- each material has its own unique sound. I've attached a link to one chime that I found that uses brass in its construction. Check it out!