[Bell Historians] Bells made from alternative materials

David Bryant djb122 at y...
Thu Feb 14 09:58:11 GMT 2002

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Taylors experimented with aluminium in the post-war years - there's a bell =
of this material, dated 1947, in their museum

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Several years ago I discovered a bell in a Blackburn church made of=20
cast iron(it origonally came from Russia) and it is hung for ringing.
I also remember reading in some old book that there was apparently a=20
bell made of wood for a Ripon church in the 1800s.
Then of course we have ceramic bells.
Does anyone know of any other unusual materials that bells have=20
been made of?
Have glass bells ever been hung in a church?

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