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Handmade recycled glass chimes from Georgia. This fun little chime is great for people who don't have a lot of room for a larger chime. It's about a foot from top to bottom and will make a little chime when near a fan or air vent. Circle and dot color at the bottom will vary. If you'd rather not be surprised, just contact 16 Hands and we will let you know the colors available.
Jean and Ted Chalfant (founders of Bottle Benders) started making chimes in 1970. It is now a business that involves the whole family, "Our chimes are made from wine bottles that are sliced up and melted down. Donna cuts up about a dozen cases of wine bottles a day. The rings are then fired in a kiln to around 1500 degrees F until they melt flat. Shannon loads and unloads our fleet of 12 kilns everyday. We make all our wind chime tops in house. Ted preps the wood ones in our wood shop. Christopher runs our PlasmaCam to cut out all the metal tops. Christopher and Maura run our paint shop that produces all the bright rainbow circles. Then all the pieces move to the front of house to get prepped to hang".