Originating hundreds of years ago in Japan, Rain Chains act as linked funnels and are a decorative alternative to a cheerless gutter downspout. Rainwater playfully dances and flows down these handcrafted copper channels as it is guided from the rooftop to the ground. You will pray for rain once you attach your Rain Chain. A natural patina will develop on the polished copper styles over time, adding to the character and charm of these delightful chains. Beautiful-looking and sounding alternative to gutter downspouts. Handcrafted in the Old World style with superior workmanship 6 ft Long, durable Polished Copper develops a beautiful patina over time.