Fun facts about wind chimes

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> His­to­ri­ans be­lieve wind chimes have been around for at least 5,000 years.

> Arche­o­log­i­cal ev­i­dence of wind chimes in South-East Asia dates back to about 3,000 B.C.

> Wind chimes are tra­di­tion­ally hung to ward off evil spir­its.

> The ear­li­est wind chimes were made of ma­te­ri­als such as bone, wood, bam­boo or seashells.

> In pre­his­toric time, wind chimes were used to scare away birds and other an­i­mals from crop.

> Chi­nese feng shui prac­ti­tion­ers be­lieve wind chimes’ ma­te­ri­als and sounds can have a pos­i­tive ef­fect on the en­ergy and mood of a liv­ing space.

> Metal and wooden wind chimes made with specif­i­cally-sized tubes can be tuned to pro­duce par­tic­u­lar sounds.

> Alu­minium wind chimes tend to cre­ate the long­est and largest sound. Source: http://won­deropo­

Dar­ren Chan, 11.

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