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Singing Bowls to Help Nepal

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Singing Bowl Video: How To Date Antique Singing Bowls 1

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I’m happy to present my new video about dating antique singing bowls. I discuss 2 factors for dating antique singing bowls: wear and color. Brought to you by

The Sound of Emptiness

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Excerpted from my upcoming book, The Singing Bowl Book We can observe the physical world from various orders of magnitude. Taking the example of a human being, we can see the person as a member of a society, one unit in a large group. Or we can look at a smaller group and identify a [...]

Chakra Tones and Singing Bowls

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Meditation tools like chakras tones, colors and mantras can be very useful in our spiritual development. However, they are not the end but only steps on the path. My message here is the same as always: “do not believe your perception is the truth.”

Tracing Singing Bowl History

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While singing bowls are distinctly Himalayan, they are a remnant of a very ancient craft that did not originate in the Himalayas. In fact, the technology was a late arrival to the region and has been lost everywhere else in the world. Bowls from ancient Persia made with the same technology date back 5,000 years.

Singing Bowl Provenance & History

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The true story of singing bowls is much more interesting, spanning 4,000 years and 4 continents, involving some of the world’s earliest technology. The Singing Bowl Book tells the whole story of how these wonderful objects evolved to become one of the world’s most loved musical instruments.

How to prevent singing bowl stick rattle

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If your singing bowl makes a rattling sound when you play it around the rim, don’t blame the singing bowl. It has more to do with the mallet and your playing technique. If you are using bare wood, the rattling sound can happen because it’s one hard surface rubbing against another. Any lack of pressure [...]

The truth about singing bowl metal

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We tested hundreds of antique and new singing bowls easily, with the use of modern computerized equipment. Our testing was conclusive: singing bowls have been made for centuries from the same traditional bronze alloy. It contains about 87% copper and 23% tin.

Oxford studies antique bronze from Himalayan Bowls

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Scientists at the University of Oxford studied a group of antique singing bowls from Himalayan Bowls during 2010. Archaeological metallurgists from the renowned university’s Department of Materials have confirmed Himalayan Bowls’ own metallurgical analysis of hundreds of singing bowls. The Oxford experts confirmed the dating system and assessment process used by Himalayan Bowls founder Joseph [...]

About Singing Bowl Decoration

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A quick way to know if a singing bowl is new or antique is to look at the decoration. New singing bowls can be plain or decorated. The decoration on new singing bowls is typically more elaborate and covers a good portion of the surface. Antique decoration is more abstract and typically only found near the rim.

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