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Japanese cast iron wind bells "Furin" are traditional decorative objects for Japanese gardens. They are made of cast iron, a strong and durable material, and usually have a cylindrical shape with a roof-shaped cover. Their name "Furin" means "fresh wind" in Japanese, and they are designed to produce a melodious sound when shaken by the wind. Japanese cast iron "Furin" wind bells are often used to add a touch of tradition and Zen to a garden, and can also be used as gifts to celebrate special events. Furin are symbols of Japanese culture, used to mark the seasons and moments of life, and are part of the decorative objects of Japanese gardens.