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Copper Bell

Bells

$29.00

6 in stock

This exquisite little bell is made from gilding metal (a copper alloy, or brass) with a planished finish.  Planishing is the process of tapping metal into specific shapes with a hammer. It's ring is high-toned and pure.

Little bells such as this one can be used as a gentle way to call children to supper, announce bedtime or to call a classroom to order.

Hand-crafted in Camphill metal shop in England.

It measures 2-1/4" diameter and 2-5/8" tall.

About the Camphill Community:

Camphill communities are residential "life-sharing communities" and schools for adults and children with learning disabilities, mental health problems and other special needs, which provide services and support for work, learning and daily living. There are 119 Camphill communities in 23 countries in Europe, North America, southern Africa and Asia. 

The Camphill community in Botton Village, England, includes a toyshop, candlemaking shop, weavery, pottery shop, metal shop, and woodworking shop.

The sale of each bell helps to support the Camphill community. 

 

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