Nousaku’s beautiful and unique metal (tin) wind bells for sale on Amazon
A quality metal chimes a good sound. The sounds of the tin wind chimes made by Nousaku are lyric but calm.
As you see the silhouettes, it has various shapes. The difference of the shapes makes the different sounds.
Furthermore, the Nousaku wind chimes are suitable for the decoration under the eaves or at the windows, because they have sophisticated or humorous appearances.
Since each product is made by the craftsmen manually, you can enjoy the Japanese traditional techniques with the sounds and appearances.
Takaoka City in Toyama Prefecture borders on the Japan Sea. The city is second largest in the prefecture. But it has heavy snow in winter.
In 1609, the Kaga Domain load Maeda Toshinaga established the city of Takaoka. Then he invited seven casting craftsmen and made them start the industry for the economy of the domain.
Takaoka copper ware is designated as the Japanese traditional crafts by Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry.
Taking advantage the local technique of casting, Nousaku Company began the business of producing the Buddhist objects. They had produced the objects, teawares, and vases.
But Japanese people gradually became not to buy the products as the life-style changed. Around 2000, the company decided to develop the brass goods including the wind chime as a result of the sales decline.
As nobody knew the name of Nosaku as an interior maker, they took pains to sell their goods at the beginning. But they gained a high reputation on the design and quality with getting the recognition from people.
After that, also the tableware they have produced became to be loved around the world.
Nousaku wind chimes