Windchimes were originally used in Japan to cool people down in the summer before air conditioning. Today, the sound of wind chimes is still regarded as a symbol of summer in Japan.
The design of Nanbu-tekki is very simple, very much in tune with the Japanese idea of humble simplicity "Wabi-Sabi".
Made in Japan of solid cast iron with a black finish. It measures 10 1/4" wide and is 15 3/8" in length.