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Four Apostles bell (old)
Ganesha [Ganapati, Vinayaka, Pillaiyar]
Bronze bell, India,
Sizes: L X B X W = 2.0" X 1.0" X 1.0" Inches
Weight: 55 Grams

Ganesha apare ca o zeitate distinctă a panteonului hindus în forma cunoscută în secolele 4–5 en, în timpul perioadei Gupta, deși există și mărturii vedice și prevedice.

Ganesha cunoaște o așa de mare amploare este și pentru că este considerat Domn al planului fizic (Muladhara), cel care printre altele ofera bunăstare sau bogăție materială,

Ganesha este în mod special cunoscut și venerat ca:
- Cel care îndepartează obstacolele;
- Domn al Începuturilor și Domn al Obstacolelor
- Patron al artelor și științelor;
- Zeu al intelectului și întelepciunii.
- Este invocat și onorat la începutul ritualurilor și ceremoniilor ca Patron al Literelor.

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Ganesha [Ganapati, Vinayaka, Pillaiyar]
Bronze bell, India,
Sizes: L X B X W = 2.0 "X 1.0" X 1.0 "Inches
Weight: 55 grams

Ganesha appears as a distinct deity of the Hindu Pantheon in the form known in the 4th-5th centuries BC, during the Gupta period, although there are Vedic testimonies and precepts.

Ganesha knows such a great deal is because he is considered Lord of the physical plane (Muladhara), one that, among other things, offers wealth or wealth.

Ganesha is especially known and venerated as:
- The one who removes the obstacles;
- Lord of Beginnings and Lord of Obstacles
- Patron of Arts and Sciences;
- God of intellect and wisdom.
- It is invoked and honored at the beginning of rituals and ceremonies as Letter Patrons.
Ganesha bell
Hindu FOLK ART bell crudely cast antique depicting GARUDA, the mount of one of the hinduism's premier goods, Vishnu. 
Those mountain is in Nepal, Kathmandu Valley
In hindu mithology, Garuda was a half man, half bird creature. Garuda is one of the three principal animal deities in the Hindu Mythology, the other two being Ganesha (the elephant-headed god), and Hanuman (the monkey god).
Origin: Nepal
Measures 5 1/2" tall.
GARUDA bell
Hanuman - bronze ceremonial bell from Tibet.
A gift from Nusia, 2019 Spring time.
Hanuman bell
Antique religious silver Bell pandant Heart of Jesus
one side is Jesus, the other is Montmartre church.
dated aprox. 1900
Heart of Jesus
Lekshmi Goddess Lucky bells

Size: 6"(14 cm) Total height.
Size of bells: 2"(5 cm) each.
Weight: 0.35 Kg approx.

She is the Hindu goddess of wealth, fortune, and prosperity (both material and spiritual). She is the wife and active energy of Lord Vishnu. Her four hands represent the four goals of human life considered important to the Hindu way of life – dharma, kāma, artha, andmoksha. 

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Lekshmi Goddess - pandantiv norocos

Dimensiune: 6 "(14 cm) Înălțime totală.
Dimensiune clopotei: 2" (5 cm) fiecare.
Greutate: aprox. 350 g.

Lekshmi este zeița hindusă a bogăției, a norocului și a prosperității (materiale și spirituale). 
Ea este soția și energia activă a Lordului Vișnu. 
Cele patru mâini reprezintă cele patru scopuri ale vieții umane considerate importante pentru modul hindus de viață - dharma, kāma, artha, andmoksha.

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Lekshmi Goddess
According to 14th-century legend, two mischievous creatures called imps were sent by Satan to do evil work on Earth. After causing mayhem elsewhere in Northern England the two imps headed to Lincoln Cathedral where they smashed tables and chairs and tripped up the Bishop. An angel appeared in the Angel Choir and ordered them to stop. One of the imps sat atop a stone pillar started throwing rocks at the angel whilst the other imp cowered under the broken tables and chairs. The angel turned the first imp to stone allowing the second imp to escape. The imp that turned to stone, the Lincoln Imp, can still be found, frozen in stone, sitting atop his stone column in the Angel Choir.

I am pleased to offer here a delightful bronze bell derived from this historic legend. This is a nicely preserved example with a dark patina, complete with its original handle and clapper, cast in 17,th or 18,th century.
The bell is 2-5/8" in diameter and stands 4" in height. It weighs nearly nine ounces!
Lincoln imp
India - Bell with lyra support
Lyra bell
Moorish bronze bell from Sevilla - Spain
H: 5,6 cm

The term "Moors" refers primarily to the Muslim inhabitants of the Maghreb, the Iberian Peninsula, Sicily, and Malta during the Middle Ages.
Moorish bell
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