Master-quality® Tibetan Singing Bowl:
- 17 1/4″ Diameter;
- Fundamental tone: A# (57 Hz.) ;
- Rim: E (327 Hz.);
- Hand-forged, mixed-alloy bronze;
- NEW-made (Contemporary);
- Bowl type: “High-wall”
About This Singing Bowl
This spectacular, hand-forged bowl was lovingly hand etched by a Nepalese artist in Patan. The exterior wall features the Eight Auspicious symbols of Tibetan Buddhism, interspersed with a double-dorje pattern. The interior, center image is of a dragon in a ring of fire, with a pattern of yantras, alternating with foliate patterns and jewels on the upper-wall. The dragon has its origins in Chinese carvings from the Neolithic period and is one of the earliest representational symbols to occur in human art. Like its counterpart of the Snake (legless dragon) of Hinduism, the dragon represents creative energy or transformation. The base features a Tibetan depiction of the Cosmos. This bowl is a stunning creation both visually and auditorily.
About the Sound Sample
Due to the ultra-low bass tones and subtle harmonics we highly recommend that you use earphones when critically listening to singing bowl sound samples.
First you’ll hear the bowl struck on its upper outside edge with the palm of hand (they are usually played with a large gong mallet but the palm produces a deeper and richer fundamental tone).. Next you’ll hear the rim tone played around the upper outside rim with the wooden end of the 45mm “Fat Boy” mallet. Lastly you’ll hear the fundamental tone played around the outside wall with the leather end of the same 45mm Himalayan hardwood leather-padded “Fat Boy” mallet.
NOTE: This singing bowl has impressive sustain. The struck tone sustains for over 2 minutes, while the rim and fundamental tones sustain for approximately 1 minute and 40 seconds upon release of the playing mallet.
“High-wall” singing bowl
Called Jambati in the Himalayas, the High-wall type is the largest diameter variety of all the Tibetan singing bowls. They are highly prized for their deep basso profundo Om tones. Fundamental tones can range from the second to the third octave of a piano. The rim tones can spread into the fifth octave.
- 2-piece Professional Mallet Set (a large Tibetan-wool padded gong mallet, and a 45mm “Fat Boy” Himalayan hardwood leather-padded).
- Tibetan silk-brocade Singing Bowl Cushion (color/style may vary).
- Tips and Information Brochure: historical information, general metallurgical analysis, how to hold the mallet, playing around the rim, and advanced techniques.
You will receive the exact bowl you see and hear.
This Master-quality® singing bowl is amongst the finest caliber of singing bowls available in the world. Master-quality® means that these bowls have passed stringent tests for authentic antiquity, harmonic balance of sound, smoothness and ease of playing, sound volume and long sustain.
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