These bells can serve many purposes - you can hang them from the corners of your house, office or on a porch - they are typical of the ones that often hang from the eaves of temples, buildings and homes all over Asia. Made of brass, they are very solid and will last for generations. Each hangs from a chain, and the wind-catcher is a brass leaf. Bell itself measures about 3'. This cure uses SOUND for several purposes. The ancient, timeless sound of a bell reports the movement of wind and weather to keep us connected to our environment. The sound of the bell also keeps us mindful that the breeze is wafting our prayers to the four corners of the earth.