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The magic of singing bowl shape

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Singing bowls were formed into elegant shapes by hammering. Artisans developed a variety of shapes which produce different tonal qualities. Over the centuries they learned to change the pitch of the bowls by altering the size and thickness of the metal.

Ancient clues to singing bowl origins

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Singing bowls are a remnant of one of the most ancient metalworking traditions in the world. The process still used to make a singing bowl dates back up to 5,000 years. Singing bowls are made by annealing. Annealing is a process of shaping bronze by repeatedly heating and cooling the metal. The bronze is hammered, [...]

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