Historic church bells note city anniversary

There is more than one way to preserve the sound of historic church bells. These in a decorative clock tower to note a city Anniversary is one we love at The Verdin Company.

Restoration of historic bell “we’re home.”

Historic bell restoration can be required due to age or a calamity.

For nearly two years the Mazomanie United Church of Christ fought triple disaster. As a result, the combination kept the sanctuary closed, congregation home and the bell silent. Those blows came in the form of:

Bell Restoration after 60 Ft. Fall from Tower

Disaster struck Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church in Easton, MN in September of 2018 when a large storm swept through the area. The top of the church tower ended up flat on the ground along with all three bells. This required a complete bell restoration. Pictures of the damage can be seen on Our Lady of Mt. Carmel’s Website.

A Hershey’s KISSES Bell for Hershey Park – Chocolate Town

A bronze bell made in the iconic shape of HERSHEY’s KISSES? Yes!

The Verdin Company designed, cast and installed this beauty for Hershey’s Chocolatetown, an all new region at Hersheypark, where fun meets chocolate.  It opened the summer of 2020 in, where else? Hershey, PA.

We are honored to do such work and we are are proud to share these photos!  Why? Because, they show the artistry, craftsmanship, and innovation, that The Verdin Company puts into each and every project we create.

We love what we do!

HERSHEY KISS bell at its final home

The KISSES Bell made by The Verdin Company at its final home!

Casting the HERSHEY KISS bell at The Verdin Company Factory

Casting the KISSES Bell at The Verdin Company Factory.

Casting the HERSHEY KISS bell

Casting the KISSES Bell.

HERSHEY KISS bell breakout

Breakout of the KISSES Bell bell from the mold. Looks like it might be chocolate!

The HERSHEY KISS bell prior to final polish

The KISSES Bell prior to final polish.

Final polish of the HERSHEY KISS bell begins.

Final polish of the KISSES Bell begins…

...and continues until...

…and continues until…

the HERSHEY KISS bell polish is complete!

the KISSES Bell polish is complete!

The completely polished HERSHEY KISS bell...

The completely polished KISSES Bell…

...with it's plume and hanger! Ready to ship.

…with it’s plume and hanger! Ready to ship.

The HERSHEY KISS BELL at Hershey's Chocolate World.

The KISSES Bell at Home.

View more Bronze Bell work by The Verdin Company  here and in this images gallery.

BYU Legacy Bells

Cast by Verdin – Brigham Young University Legacy Bells. These hand-sized bells were unveiled at the BYU vs East Carolina Pirates football activities and available to BYU fans, supporters, and alumni. Bells are 8” and 10” bronze bell replicas of the bells in their iconic carillon bell tower on their main campus in Provo Utah. A great gift for Cougar fans and alumni! Space available on back to engrave message.

“Make a joyful noise unto the Lord…” –Psalm 100

The Lutheran Reformation Bell: Commemorating 500 years of the Reformation, Martin Luther, and the Lutheran Faith.

The bell incorporates symbols of the Lutheran faith to honor the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation. The sound and presence of the bell will continue to inspire generations of Lutherans and be a constant reminder of the foundation of their faith.

New York Stock Exchange Opening & Closing Bell

One of the most familiar images and sounds of the New York Stock Exchange on the evening news is the loud ringing of a bell, signaling the opening or closing of the day’s trading. The first bell rang at the NYSE in the 1870s with the advent of continuous trading.