Bells are commonly representative of joy and freedom, as with the American Liberty
Bell. The shape of the bell is closely related to the vault of HEAVEN.
A bell's pendulous motion can represent the extremes of good and evil; death and
immortality. They are also integral to rituals of exorcism and excommunication,
and they are a widspread mechanism for summoning (often even a call of Christ).
Its sound is a symbol of creative power, but can also be a call to arms. Is also
phallic in some senses, a bell and handle = a vulva and a phallus, the same with
a bell and a tongue. Leads to embodiment of virginity, unmarried women adorn themselves
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