All the spirituality of sound and Japanese craftsmanship are embodied in these magnificent "Orin". These traditional Japanese musical instruments used in Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines have sometimes required dozens of recastings in order to obtain a pure and undulating sound, not found elsewhere. They are ideal for meditation, yoga, mindfulness, and well-being. Since 1839, the Nanjo Kobo foundry has supplied the temples and shrines of Kyoto, as well as the bells of certain parade floats from the famous traditional Kyoto festival, the "Gion Matsuri". The peculiarity of these singing bowls comes from the sound that emanates from them. As long as the sound is not pure, the goldsmiths’ hands reshape the metal called "sahari", a copper and tin alloy recipe handed down for several generations. From home, be ready for a spiritual journey away from the constraints of everyday life.
Product type: Singing bowl - Sahari Orin and his mallet
Material: Sahari (copper and tin alloy)
Dimension: Several sizes available
In order to keep your bowl shiny, it is recommended to clean it often with a clean cloth.
Attention, the "Sahari" alloy makes the object easily breakable in the event of a strong shock. It is therefore recommended to use this object with care and avoid dropping it.
Import taxes Our objects come directly from Japan. Therefore an import tax may be requested upon receipt of your package. For more information, please check with the legislation in your country. Below you will find the official website of some countries regarding the import legislation in force:
You are solely responsible for paying import taxes that may be requested upon receipt of your package. If you refuse to pay this tax, the package will be sent back to us. After the parcel has been inspected, we will inform you about the possibility of refund. This will correspond to the amount of your purchase less shipping costs.
To learn more about the making of these magnificent musical instruments:
Watch a performance from the artist Samuel André, using these exceptional musical instruments:
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