Lilac Capiz Wind Chime (M)

Lilac square and round Capiz shells sparkle in the light as the wind creates a gentle tinkling of the shells. All our Capiz chimes are made in our Fair Trade workshop in Bali.

Dimensions: 5.5 x 5.5 x 15. (14 x 14 x 38 cm)

Description

Capiz chimes  as zen as they get.

Some 70 years ago several fisher families moved from Madura to Java’s Eastern coast because of the profusion of sea life. During stormy weather, after all the nets were mended, they began making handicrafts from discarded shells. Capiz shells, or Jingle Oysters grow like weeds in shallow sea beds.  Before the fishermen got creative, they were only collected for the meat and the shells were discarded. Now nothing is wasted. Our comprehensive line of capiz shell chimes & tableware were designed by Andrea Phillips and beautifully handcrafted by these fishermen turned artisans and the wind chimes are assembled in our fair trade workshop in Bali.