The 5 Best Wind Chimes – 2019 5/5 (2)

Best Wind Chimes

First used in ancient Rome and the far East thousands of years ago, wind chimes make an excellent addition to any garden or meditation area.

They come in various shapes and can emit different tones depending on the materials used.

You should find a place to hang your wind chime where the wind blows consistently. If you live in a windy area it's best to partly shelter the chime from the worst of the weather.

Our favourite wind chime in 2017 is still the Woodstock Amazing Grace Chime. This is a good-sized, decent quality wind chime, that plays the melody "Amazing Grace" when the wind catches it.

On this page we’ll look at the most popular wind chimes you can currently buy. The prices vary but they are mostly cheap to grab hold of.

The Best Wind Chimes In 2019 - Comparison















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#1 - Woodstock "Amazing Grace" - The Best Wind Chimes

Woodstock Amazing Grace Chime, Medium, Silver

The Woodstock Amazing Grace Chime is a traditonally-styled, metal wind chime.

This chime is tuned to play the opening bars of "Amazing Grace" when the wind blows.

It has 6 hollow aluminum tubes, so you don't have to worry about rust (aluminum cannot rust). The tubes are suspended from a bamboo top. The wind catcher is also bamboo. The strings are weather-resistant braided nylon.

You can customise the wind catcher with your own design or engraving if you wish (though the manufacturer doesn't offer this service - you would need to organise this yourself).

The total length is 24 inches, and weight is 1.4lb. There are also 15 inch and 40 inch versions available.

The chimes are fully assembled in the packaging - all you need is to find or install a convenient hook to hang them from.

This wind instrument has been precision tuned to make a wonderful sound when the wind blows - listen to the video below for a sample.

This is usually slightly more expensive than the cheapest wind chimes, but in our opinion, worth the extra few dollars, considering the size and quality.

Woodstock has been around for over 30 years, and is still run by the Grammy award-winning musician and instrument designer who founded the company. While the chimes are manufactured in China these days, the company is still American-owned and operated; They design all their chimes in the USA.

This model comes with a 12 month warranty from the manufacturer. Woodstock also guarantees the tuning for life!

Woodstock Amazing Grace Chime, Medium, Silver
  • Our Amazing Grace chimes are expertly musically tuned to the opening notes of one of America's best loved and widely known hymns, making this a very popular gift
  • Woodstock Chimes are created by GRAMMY Award-winning musician and instrument designer Garry Kvistad
  • Woodstock Chimes, founded in 1979, was the first company to musically tune a windchime and offers a lifetime tuning guarantee

#2 - Pixpri Elegant Metal Design Windchimes

The Pixpri Elegant Metal Design Windchimes are just over 30 inches from top to bottom.

Like the Woodstock chimes above, the tubes are hollow aluminum.

These chimes play a B Pentatonic scale - have a listen to them in the  video below.

Pixpri Wind Chimes Outdoor, 32' Chimes, Deep Soothing Tones, Long Lasting Memorial Wind Chimes

The Pixpri chimes are fully assembled, and come with an S-hook, so you can hang them just about anywhere.

They are quite sturdy, weighing around 2.5lb.

Pixpri Wind Chimes Outdoor, 32" Chimes, Deep Soothing Tones, Long Lasting Memorial Wind Chimes
  • SOFT, SUBTLE TONES - Like the natural sounds of a lute or lyre, our unique wind chimes offer a rich, calming tone that's clearer and lasts longer.
  • ELEGANT DESIGN - Featuring a beautiful powder coat finish, our black aluminum tubes look stylish against the silvery shine of the wind catcher.
  • INDOOR/OUTDOOR USE - The metal chimes and wind catcher spinner are both weather resistant, but ensure their security against overly strong wind gusts

#3 - Woodstock 17 Inch Mars Wind Chime

Woodstock Chimes of Mars, Bronze- Encore Collection (DCB17)

These chimes come in a very stylish bronze color.​

There are 5 tubes which are varying sizes and emit different tones when they strike each other.​

They hang from a bubinga finished wooden top section.​

There is a wind catcher attached to the bottom to make the magic happen.

Woodstock Chimes of Mars, Bronze- Encore Collection (DCB17)
  • Rich bronze-color tubes and beautiful, uplifting harmonies from a small-size, classic-style wind chime tuned to a 5 note pentatonic scale
  • 5 Bronze-colored aluminum tubes; bubinga-finish wood top and wind catcher; durable, braided nylon cord
  • The smallest, personal-sized chimes of mercury to the largest, deep-voiced chimes of neptune

#4 - Banberry Designs "In Loving Memory" Chimes

The intent of these chimes, with their hauntingly beautiful melody, is to serve as a reminder of a departed loved one or friend.

They are beautifully made, though a little smaller than most of the other chimes here. 

BANBERRY DESIGNS Memorial Windchimes - I Thought of You with Love Today Poem Engraved on This Wind Chime - Angel Wings Wrapped Around a Heart and Teardrop Charm - in Loving Memory Chimes

The "In Loving Memory" chimes should provide a long-lasting reminder of your loved one.

BANBERRY DESIGNS Memorial Windchimes - I Thought of You with Love Today Poem Engraved on This Wind Chime - Angel Wings Wrapped Around a Heart and Teardrop Charm - in Loving Memory Chimes
  • ANGEL WING WINDCHIMES. The top of the windchime has an angel wing design wrapped around a metal heart which reads "I thought of you with love today". The teardrop charm hanging from the...
  • I THOUGHT OF YOU WITH LOVE TODAY windchime. Beautifully designed wind chime with angel wings, teardrops and jewels. This is a thoughtful condolence gift to remember a loved one.
  • WINDCHIMES. Hanging wind catcher lovingly displays the popular poem I thought of you with love today. The tear drop hanging charm is engraved on both sides. These are beautiful SYMPATHY WIND...

#5 - Woodstock "Pachelbel Canon"

Woodstock Chimes PCC Pachelbel Cannon Chime, Silver

If you want something a bit more classical, then this might be the chime for you.

It has been specifically tuned to play the notes of Johann Pachelbel’s Canon.

The silver tubes are very stylish and hang from a black ash finished top.

It comes with a matching black wind catcher.

Woodstock Chimes PCC Pachelbel Cannon Chime, Silver
  • MUSICALLY TUNED to the beloved sounds of Johann Pachelbel's Canon in D, a graceful melody with a stately tempo, it is a popular choice as a wedding processional, for within its measures we...
  • DIMENSIONS: Measures 32-inches in overall length - total hanging length is measured from top of gather ring to bottom of wind catcher
  • EXPERTLY CRAFTED: Features an ash wood top with a black finish that is weather-resistant; 6 high-polish silver aluminum tubes and 4 black aluminum rods that will not rust when exposed to the...

Do you own any of the wind chimes mentioned here? Did you choose a different one? Let us know in the comments!

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