On 6 October, a 260 kg bell "Maria" cast in our Foundry reached its destination -a parish in Kamień Pomorski. It will ring for the very first time from cathedral's bell tower on the 100th anniversary of the apparitions of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Fatima.
On September 3rd a blessing of a our bell for Attala in Hungary took place. It was founded by the parishioners on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the church. Its sound matches the harmony of the bells already hanging in the belltower. Soon the another bells will join this set.
In July, on private investor’s request, we cast two bells weighing 500 kg (a') and 150 kg (e''). They were decoreted with an extraordinary and beautiful carving made by world-class artist, Mr. Ryszard Paprocki. The bells were equipped by Rduch Bells & Clocks with solid oak yokes and semi-automatic system which allows to ring the bells both ways: with hammers and traditionally by pulling the rope.
In May we had the pleasure of hosting an outstanding photographer, Mr. Adam Bujak, who was recently awarded the Order of the White Eagle by the President of Poland. Mr. Bujak has captured on his pictures the process of producing bells and the moment of their birth. Soon these photos will be shown in a new album released by the Biały Kruk publishing house.
In December just before Christmas in Irish parish Oranmore the ceremony of bell’s blessing took place. The bell casted in our foundry was given the name ’Nicolas’.
The bell weighs 500kg and has tone a/1. It was mounted on the church bell’s tower with beautiful oak yoke and construction with automation system prepared by Rduch Bells & Clocks Company.
During the ceremony the bell was blessed by Archbishop Eamon Martin.
Recently, our bell foundry visited the international Catholic Expo 2016 held in Romania from 6th to 8th October . This was our first visit to this country and the first such serious presentation of our company in this part of Europe.
Especially for this occasion we cast a bell, whose ornamentation and inscriptions refer to the tradition of the Eastern Church. It weighs 260 kg, is 73 cm in diameter and rings with of cis-des / 2 tone.
Our stand was very popular among visitors, including a large number of supervisors of the monasteries, clergy of other denominations and representatives of local media.
Along with companies Rduch Bells & Clocks and Phoenix Professional Audio we were able to present the possibility of a comprehensive selection of all the professional equipments needed in a parish: bells, the automation of bells, constructions of bell towers, clocks and text displays, as well as acoustic solutions for churches.
On 15 August the ceremony of bells’ blessing took place in the city of Harichovce in Slovakia.
Two bells a/1 and c/2 were casted in our foundry and received beautiful oak yokes prepared by Rduch Bells & Clocks company.
The bells are now mounted on the bell tower.
Jan Felczynski's Bell Foundry had pleasure make three bells to the parish of the b.v. Mary and st. Charlemagne to Karlove in Prague (Czech Republic).
Bells weighing 1450 kg, 800 kg and 420 kg are equipped with clappers, wooden yokes and automation system produced by company Rduch Bells & Clocks. In the project involved are Karlov Charm foundation and the City Office in Prague.
The blessing ceremony of bells is scheduled for 30.10.2016, then the bells will be placed on the church tower.
Czech Television about our project: Ceskatelevize.cz
On 14 April 2016 in Ostrow Lednicki (Museum of the first Piasts at Lednica) during the celebrations on 1050. anniversary of Christening of Poland ceremony of bell blessing took place.
„Mieszko & Dobrawa” is the first bell with this name in Poland. It was casted in Jan Felczynski’s Bell Foundry in Przemysl.
Our work on the Misericordia Bell (Mercy) - bell for World Youth Day in our workshop came to an end.
Immediately after Easter, bell will be transported to the company Rduch Bells & Clocks, where he receives a clapper and a wooden yoke.
We look forward to the consecration ceremony, which will take place on April 3 (Mercy Sunday) at the Sanctuary of the Divine Mercy in Krakow - Lagiewniki. After the ceremony, the bell will be transported to the Campus Misericordiae.
We wish you an Easter that is bright, happy, and filled with the contentment of the Lord