The Brass Lakshmi Altar Bell can be used to clear negative energy, submit a call during invocation of Spirit," or simply as a "Bitch Bell" to shut down a noisy situation to speak your peace. Do as you wish, do as you please! You may also annoint the bell when doing your rituals. The good thing about brass is that after a while it will take on a more dated appearance.
Care: You may decide to add a clear sealer to your item to prevent tarnishing.