n : a bell-shaped glass cover used to protect and display
delicate objects or to cover scientific apparatus or to
contain gases [syn: bell glass]
I finally own a bell jar. All of those trips to the Rose Bowl leaving empty handed- and now- newly found bliss. I think I will rotate the precious strangeness that will go in the bell jar monthly. That way there will always be some new oddity behind glass. At the moment it's a broken yard statue- a Madley charm necklace, a shell, an old faded corsage and a rhinestone clip.
here's what some other people have put in their bell jars:
This spectacular display is by artist Rachael Matthews and is titled "Anxious Caterpillers"
when you want to put yourself in it...