Like so many others we had never heard of a “Windharp “ or as it is historically known as an “Aeolian Harp” Named after Aeolus, the Greek god of wind in Greek mythology, the harp transforms the energy of the wind into musical sounds or “sings”. It is one of the oldest known musical instruments. The first Aeolian harps were made by the ancient Greeks, and according to legend, King David hung his harp in a open window to hear it being played by the wind.
Bird & Twig Birdbath / Sundial. With a realistic mossy green branch serving as sturdy base and stand, our attractive combination birdbath and sundial is the perfect a nature-themed accent piece for your garden. Weather-resistant aluminum construction features a branch appearing to come through the basin with an adorable bird perched atop it. $124.00 Dimensions: 15.5"w x 15.5" x 27"h Weight: 5.6 lbs Material: Aluminum
Aeolian Wind Harp (Greece) Much like the Croatian Sea Organ, the Aeolian Wind Harp relies on nature to produce music. The name derives from Aeolyus, the ancient Greek god of wind. It’s essentially a box with strings attached across two narrow bridges. Musicians place it near an open window where the wind can caress the strings and create an invariably pleasant melody.
2010-2011 Dream Garden Awards | Sparkle effect | Sunset.com A shimmery stream sweeps across this front yard in Santa Barbara, CA, carrying a mysterious glimmer between its header-board edges. That sparkle is from tumbled glass mulch, custom-made from recycled Chardonnay bottles, which conceals an LED light cable buried beneath. Decomposed granite underscores the bright glass front, while Echeveria elegans blooms in back.