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Vietnam: “This was in a temple where they’d sound a series of bells simultaneously for good luck,” says van Bleiswijk. Adds van Eijk: “In Holland there’s only one bronze-casting company that still makes bells, so it seems special to have this custom-cast piece. It wouldn’t make sense to use a plastic or electronic bell because you wouldn’t take it seriously. This is how we feel about our own work, that when you use a high-quality material it gives much more of a story and a sense of layering to an object.”