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Valdai Bell

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$19.95
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Bell16641
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Product Description

   Delicate and pure sound of Valdai bells has been pleasant to human hearing more than 500 years already.

Valdai bronze bell. Material polished bronze, treated pressovym forming die under high temperature conditions. Steel tongue "mace" is secured with a screw joint inner top of the bell using a rigid steel ring that provides absolutely free moving it inside a bell. Pitch bells sound amplitude depends on the thickness of the metal and its linear dimension. With the proper observance of the parameters of height and diameter of the bell it allows you to get extremely long and melodic resonant sound, characteristic of Russian bells of the old production in Valdai. Size 2"x1 3/4".

Quiet chime, like a gentle whisper mellifluous. Beautiful sounds souvenir Valdai bells are incomparable to anything else. With these souvenirs today involves a lot of different traditions. One of the most famous of them tells the story of how the king's orders to the assembly bell of Novgorod was removed from the bell tower and sent to Moscow. There he was to merge into a single sound with the other bells and symbolize a single authority. But on the way through the mountains of Valdai sled suffered the slope, and the bell flew down and broke into pieces. These multiple fragments served as material for the creation of small bells, which were a continuation of the Novgorod freemen.

We are sure many are wondering why it is so popular Valdai bells. They are also known as yamschitsky. In these places passed the busiest roads in Russia - Moscow-Petersburg tract, the middle of which was the city of Valdai. Here lived talented blacksmiths, who became the first to cast bells for yamschitsky carts. At the beginning of the 19th century were the first in these places bell workshops.

Bell rang to the beat movement of the horse, and served not only the signal but also the musical accompaniment for songs driver. For many years, he has a classic shape. And on the edge of the skirt is an inscription. At the Valdai bells many details that are unique to these products. But most importantly - it is the quality and features, melodic sound.

How many years ago, now Valdai bells still popular. And the technology of their production is unique and is transmitted from generation to generation by local craftsmen. This is a great souvenir of the sense, which is sure to bring happiness and good luck to the house.


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