[R]ing well-toned bells, now calm and sweet, now clear and ringing, sending their vibrations through the child’s whole body. … giving a peace that pervades the very fibers of his being.
— Maria Montessori, The Montessori Method

The Original Montessori Bells


Original Mallet


Original Carrying Case


The Maker — The House of Childhood, Inc.


"Dr. Montessori's patent rights in the apparatus are controlled, for the United States and Canada, by The House of Childhood, Inc." Noted in The Montessori Method by Maria Montessori (April, 1912)

"Made in Canada"

 

Background


These Montessori bells come from the estate of a former New York City police officer and musician named Jerry Roberts, who sadly passed away before details about them could be discovered.