Fascinating Uses and Locations of Bells around the Globe
Photographed and Written by Julie Dawson
Throughout history, every culture in every country has used bells in a fascinating variety of ways. Julie was able to discover their beautiful, fun, unusual, functional, traditional, and whimsical uses and locations around the world – and record them in this delightful book, to share all she found with you.
Bells are the most unique item in the world, and this coffee table book is every bit as unique. Indeed, it is about bells, but it is also about customs, cultures, history, travels, and one woman’s extraordinary life. Great for the home or as a gift, this is a truly unique expression for travelers, bell lovers, and the just plain curious.
From over 15,000 bell photographs that Julie took in 57 countries traveling with her husband, she selected her favorite 500. You’ll be able to enjoy her stories of how the bells were used and their adventures in finding them.
Julie Dawson has been a professional watercolor artist, photographer, writer, designer, and speaker since 1973. Here, she combines those passions with her extensive journeys in 101 countries.
Hard cover with sleeve, 219 pages, 500 photos. ISBN 978-0-9817683-0-4