by NOUSAKU

Enchanting summer sounds cool mind, body and soul

These charming brass Wind-Bells (Furin) are handmade using ancient, traditional casting and finishing techniques passed down over more than 400 years in Takaoka, Japan.

With their whimsical, soothing tinkle, wind-bells have been a part of the country’s sultry summer season since the Muromachi period (1333~1568). Soaking up the sounds of these gorgeous pieces of art singing in the breeze, the Japanese hang wind-bells outside their homes to help cool off on hot summer days.

Designed by Katsuji Nousaku, the fourth generation owner of the NOUSAKU foundry, each one is handmade and finished by an accomplished craftsmen.

NOUSAKU - Handed down and rooted in Takaoka.

With a history spanning some 400 years, NOUSAKU originally created traditional items such as Buddhist altar ornamentation, tea ceremony paraphernalia and vases. More recently, working in collaboration with specialist designers, the company has developed metal casting techniques to create genuinely unique, 100% pure tin interior items and tableware par excellence.

Considering the time and energy that goes into producing each high-quality piece, they are exceptionally good value. Considerably underpriced. Cliché though it is, Nousaku has thought 'outside the box', and has essentially reinvented tin. NOUSAKU products are innovative, arty and useful - a perfect combination for modern lifestyles.

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Product Details

Country Japan
Specification

Specifications

  • Material: Brass (60% copper, 40% zinc)
  • Dimensions: H46 x Ø35 mm (1.8 x Ø1.4 inches)
  • Weight: 61g (2.1 oz)
Kindly Note As this item is made to order, it may take up to 2week - 3week to manufacture and ship from Japan.

Wind-Bell (Pin)

NOUSAKU

¥ 4,980
In other currencies $ 39.82 USD

Shipping Fee

¥ 777
30% off of Regular Price
Gift wrapping available
  • Silver

    N002-468-02

    ¥ 4,980
    Delivery in 16-17 business days. (Ship to JPN)
  • Black Nickel

    N002-468-01

    ¥ 4,980
    Delivery in 16-17 business days. (Ship to JPN)

Contact us

  • +81-3-5781-8975(Weekday, 10:00 - 18:00)
  • Inquiry Form(We'll reply within 24 hours)
Returns

Guide for Ordering Procedures

Order Procedures

  1. 1
    Placing an Order

    Orders can be made anytime.

  2. 2
    Confirmation Mail

    An automated mail will be delivered from ALEXCIOUS after an order has been placed.

  3. 3
    Approximate Shipping Date Mail

    For products that may take up to a week to dispatch, another mail will be sent to notify the approximate shipping date in 1-3 business days

  4. 4
    Shipment Confirmation Mail

    A confirmation mail will be sent with the voucher number that indicates that the product has been shipped.

  5. 5
    Arrival of the Product

    After the order has been delivered, we request that you kindly rate our product on the review page.

Delivery and Wrapping

Shipping Method Delivery within Japan: Sagawa Express, Delivery Overseas: Express Mail Service (EMS) via the Japan Post Service
Shipping Fee
Within Japan:
¥ 420
Overseas:
Estimated Delivery Date
Within Japan:
Domestic delivery usually takes 1-3 days after the order is shipped.
Overseas:
For international delivery, delivery time can be estimated based on that of EMS (International Express Mail Service) once the order is shipped.Check the delivery time here.
Ship from Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo
Track
Within Japan:
Sagawa Express Tracking Info Site
Overseas:
EMS Tracking Info Site
Insurance Included
Wrapping Message card (+ 50JPY) and gift wrapping (+ 410JPY) options are available. (Gift wrapping materials may be different from the image due to the size or shape of the product.)

Payment Method

(1) Credit card (no handling fees)
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(4) Online banking (no handling fees)
(5) PayPal (no handling fees)
PayPal
(6) Cash-on-delivery (COD)

(For domestic shipping and wristwatch purchases only)
For those who would like to pay via cash-on-delivery (COD), please select the ATM option. Then, please specify the COD option and the desired date of delivery (excluding weekends, the date can be no sooner than 4 days after the order) on the information form below. Cash-on-delivery Option/ Service Fees

Less than JPY 10,000
JPY 300
JPY 10,000 or above ~ less than JPY 30,000
JPY 400
JPY 30,000 or above ~ less than JPY 100,000
JPY 600
JPY 100,000 or above ~ less than JPY 300,000
JPY 1000
Customers outside Japan
(5) PayPal (no handling fees)
PayPal
Kindly notes If you view our site in Japanese, you may choose any one of the above 6 payment methods. If you view our site in other languages including English, you may only make your payment with (5).