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Bamboo Fountains for the Home or Office

Imagine the gentle sound of running water, punctuated by the knock of bamboo, and sound of water splashing into a basin. As we spend more time indoors and at our computers, it is important to find ways to manage stress and stay connected to the peacefulness of nature. One of those ways is by bringing elements of a Japanese garden into your home or office.

Traditional Japanese gardens were originally created as a place for quiet contemplation. A place where the world slipped away. With dry river beds, beautifully manicured bonsai trees, lanterns, and running water, these gardens remain a perfect place to contemplate the fleetingness of life and forget about deadlines.

A bamboo fountain is an integral part of many Japanese gardens and serves as a reminder of the passage of time. These fountains add the gentle sound of running water and break up the quietness of a garden.

The most common type of bamboo fountain is known as a Sozu. This type of fountain consists of a hollow bamboo tube which fills with water then pivots to dump the water in a basin. Also known as “rocking” fountains, this style of fountain can also come in miniature size, perfect for the home or office.

Release the stress of modern life and allow yourself to reconnect with nature through the gentle sounds of a bamboo fountain.