In the Japanese culture, the five elements is from the Japanese Buddhism beliefs and philosophy. The Water (Sui or mizu), Feng Shui Wind Chime will bring balance and positive flow of energy into your garden, backyard or home. The water element represents flowing, flexibility and adaptability. The five basic popular elements of Feng Shui is Earth, Fire, Water, Metal and Wood. In the Japanese culture, Metal and Wood are replaced by Wind and Void (Sky or Heaven). Collect all five to balance your home and life. The beautiful sound is tuned to a five note scale.