Wind chimes are the hollow rods made of different materials producing sound as wind passes through it. Wind chimes are used for both decorative purpose as well as to bring luck and have positive energy in homes and offices. Decorative wind chimes are made of different metals, glass and wood. However, Feng Shui wind chimes are mainly made of two materials i.e. bamboo and metal. In this section on feng shui wind chimes we will look at types of feng shui wind chimes and their significance.
Feng Shui is based on the unseen energy that is around us and how we can balance it to get harmonized effect. The five natural elements of Feng Shui; Earth, Fire, Metal, Water and Wood together work to bring in positive energy around us. Perfectly tuned wind chimes can balance out the negative vibes and sounds around us like noise from cars, construction machines etc. however if well tuned wind chimes are not used then it can do more harm than good.
However the sound of the wind chimes is not the only factor for good chi. The direction where it is hung is also equally important. Wind chimes work best when placed in the north west part of your home. Add the soothing sound of the chimes to quiet places around the house like archways, lobbies, verandah etc.
Now letís take a closer look at the types of Feng Shui wind chimes.
Bamboo Wind Chimes
Bamboo wind chimes are ideal to bring positive Ďchií in your homes and offices. Bamboo wind chimes generally slow down the negative energies that may harm your property. These types of Feng Shui wind chimes are generally hung outdoors.
Metal Wind Chimes
Metal wind chimes are generally used to attract good fortune and luck for homes and offices. These Feng Shui wind chimes slow down energies in your building or property. Metal wind chimes are appropriate for north, northwest or west part of the home.
Wood Wind Chimes
Wood wind chimes work best when placed in the south, southeast and east areas of the house. The number of rods in the wind chime depends on the luck that you want to attract. To curtail bad luck caused by poison arrows and beams use five solid rod metal Feng Shui wind chime.
To attract good luck from wind chimes use four, six, seven, eight or eighteen rods. A five-rod metal feng shui wind chime is used to press down all negative energies. They are ideal for hanging outside your homes and offices.
To attract good luck, use the four, six, seven, right or eighteen rods. The solid-five-rod metal Feng Shui wind chimes are very useful to press down negative energies. They are ideal to hang inside your office or your home. If you let them hand outside, it can cause Sha Chi.
Decorative Wind Chimes
Wind chimes are no longer limited only to Feng Shui and is freely used for decorative purpose round homes and offices. Here are some of the most popular decorative wind chimes.
Weatherland Cherry Wind Chimes: these wind chimes are made from cherry woods and are quite weather resistant and give an elegant touch to outdoor decorations.
Crystal Wind Chime: these wind chimes are made from Australian crystal with silver tubing along with an Australian crystal lead and finally finished with cherry wood. A crystal wind chime is known to bring good luck as well as a soothing touch to your home world.
Classic Wind Chimes: these wind chimes are made to create a musical harmony even with the slightest of breeze. Most of these are made with a computerized tuning process, keeping the market demand in mind.
Harmony Wind Chimes: these wind chimes are easily available in the market. The small musical wind chimes have aluminum rods held together with stainless steel wires. One can also find a combination of burnished and painted brass and anodized aluminum rods. Also instead of stainless steel polypropylene cord is also used.
Spiral Wind Chimes: spiral wind chimes are available in four different styles. They are; stainless steel spiral wind chimes with glass ball, wooden spiral wind chimes, crystal ball spiral wind chimes, stain glassed and copper finished wind chimes.
So whether you want to select wind chimes to invite the positive Chi of Feng Shui or give a decorative touch to your interior decorations you are sure to find something to your liking.