Individual responses to the sound of wind chimes varies with each listener, their temperament and personality. To help our customers understand the various emotional responses the different tunings of our wind chimes can invoke, we offer a guide.
Calmness and relaxation
Wind chimes with a pentatonic tuning have been developed to soothe and relax. Each of our calmness and relaxation wind chimes have been tuned to calm the mind, body and soul.
Willow (C pentatonic - Chinese tuning); Concerto (Bb pentatonic - classical Western); Malay (SE Asian scale); Mikado (Japanese scale)
Contemplation and meditation
Wind chimes with a minor tuning have been developed to enhance contemplation and meditation. Each of our contemplation and meditation wind chimes have been tuned to bring on mindfulness and a connection with the elements.
Rani (C minor - Indian raga); Bo Bells (A Minor); Abbey 3 pipe / Abbey 6 pipe (C Minor); Celestial (C Minor)
Revitalisation and inspiration
Wind chimes with a major tuning have been developed to stimulate the senses and celebrate special and festive occasions. Our revitalising and inspiring wind chimes have been tuned to invoke outward and uplifting feelings and to honour each day in all its glory.
Cathedral (D major); Orleans (blues scale)
Tranquility and harmony
A simple method of placing a rubber band around the middle of the timber striker will mute the notes of some of our extra-large wind chimes but increase the harmonics to create a humming resonance. Our tranquil and harmonic wind chimes have been tuned to resonate within you in your peaceful surroundings.
Abbey 3 pipe / Abbey 6 pipe (C Minor)