Horse rolls were obligatory a long time in Switzerland. Horse teams had attached these types of bells to the drawbar so that they were heard by the foresters when they were felling trees and so were not accidentally struck by falling trees.
Cast horse rolls are a great piece of old craftsmanship and therefore a nice gift for people who already have everything.
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Bronze horsebells combine Swiss tradition with more than 285 years of experience from our foundry. The hand-made sand mold is destroyed every time the new bell is born, no matter if it's a # 6 or a # 36. Get an insight into the manufacturing process with fire, metal and craftsmanship: A bell is created (Video Seminar Gold)
The alloy of the bells consists of about 80% copper and 20% tin. The exact recipe is a well-kept family secret, which is known only to the family members of the artist's workshop and has been transmitted by word of mouth for many generations.
Bronze horsebells have been used in agriculture for many years for the protection of the herd. If something is wrong with the animals or if a predator approaches the herd, the farmer, shepherd or alpine herdsman hears this from the sound of the bells and can react quickly. The responsible person finds the animals even in the thickest fog also, if all technical aids already fail.
A peal of bells usually consists of different tuned bells with different sounds. So every peal of bells is unique.
Did you know?
A bell means protection and keep evil spirits away from the house, yard and loved ones. In addition, anyone who hears the sound of a bell has luck.
Cannons were cast for war purposes, while bells were cast during peacetime. That's why a beautiful bell and the accompanying sound are also a sign of peace and security.
No matter which unique item you choose, you will always make the right choice and stand out from ordinary gifts.