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Singing Bowl 300-375g

Singing Bowl 300-375g

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Singing Bowl 300-375g

This Singing Bowl is an original, hand hammered singing bowl from Nepal. It has a widened shape and a very special, long lasting sound.  It weighs up to 375g. All singing bowls come with a wooden beater

Beaten Singing Bowls

Beaten or hand hammered singing bowls are made using a hand hammering process. This requires several processes to shape it into a perfect hand hammered singing bowl.

The manufacturers make each singing bowl with seven metals, copper, tin, zinc, iron, lead, gold and silver. They melt the metals in a furnace. The molten metal is then poured into die to prepare a metal mould for the various sizes and weights. Then, they cut the round metal moulds into round metal discs in the required size and thickness. Finally, they hand beat or hammer the discs and categorise them for weight and size.

They pile up several discs, one upon the other, and then heat them so they are red hot. The red hot metal sheets are hammered by a group of expert artisans, as long as the heat remains in the metal. They then reheat the metal to continue the beating process. Eventually they achieve the desired shape and size. However, this repetitive process is why the hammered or beaten singing bowls will all be different from each other in size and diameter.

They can only work on the metal when it is red hot. When the metal cools, it will loose its softness and flexibility, which in turn would make the metal brittle. If worked upon when the metal is too cool the bowl will crack and break.

Please click here to return to the main Singing Bowls page.

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Singing Bowl 300-375g

This Singing Bowl is an original, hand hammered singing bowl from Nepal. It has a widened shape and a very special, long lasting sound.  It weighs up to 375g. All singing bowls come with a wooden beater

Beaten Singing Bowls

Beaten or hand hammered singing bowls are made using a hand hammering process. This requires several processes to shape it into a perfect hand hammered singing bowl.

The manufacturers make each singing bowl with seven metals, copper, tin, zinc, iron, lead, gold and silver. They melt the metals in a furnace. The molten metal is then poured into die to prepare a metal mould for the various sizes and weights. Then, they cut the round metal moulds into round metal discs in the required size and thickness. Finally, they hand beat or hammer the discs and categorise them for weight and size.

They pile up several discs, one upon the other, and then heat them so they are red hot. The red hot metal sheets are hammered by a group of expert artisans, as long as the heat remains in the metal. They then reheat the metal to continue the beating process. Eventually they achieve the desired shape and size. However, this repetitive process is why the hammered or beaten singing bowls will all be different from each other in size and diameter.

They can only work on the metal when it is red hot. When the metal cools, it will loose its softness and flexibility, which in turn would make the metal brittle. If worked upon when the metal is too cool the bowl will crack and break.

Please click here to return to the main Singing Bowls page.

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