Singing is the production of a quality sound by the use of a mouth or a musical instrument. Playing of musical instrument is crucial in providing entertainment and preaching. On the other hand, a bowl is round in shape and open on one side. Bowls are used mainly for holding liquids and solids. A standing bell or a singing bowl is a round musical vessel with an open side and produces sound by being hit with a rod. The sound of a singing bowl offer relaxation and meditation. The Buddhist community mainly uses singing bowls. They are mainly made of metal such as copper which sometimes has impurities so as to produce quality sound. The outer side of the singing bowls have beautiful patterns and messages. Characteristics of efficient singing bowls.
Quality singing bowls are made of firm metals. So as to avoid breakage and cracking of the standing bells, strong metals are used in the creation of singing bowls. This will also ensure that the shape of the singing bowl is not distorted after hitting it hard with a mallet. A singing bowl made of a hard metal will not break in case it falls from the rim which offers support. The metal to be used in the making of the singing bowl may also be coated or alloyed with another metal which is harder.
A good singing bell is of the appropriate sizing. Many singing bowls have a radius of a few centimeters to half a meter. Depending on the crowd a standing bell will serve, size of the room and sound needed, one should purchase the right sized singing bowl. Generally, loud sounds are produced by large singing bowls while soft sounds are produced by small singing bowls. If you have a small room, look for a small singing bowl otherwise if you have a big room, a big standing bell will be appropriate.
Quality singing bowls are eye-catching. Every musical instrument should be eye-catching. A singing bowl should be made of beautiful and attractive metals. Copper singing bowls may also be coated with metals such as gold, silver or mercury since copper is an unattractive metal. Beautiful standing bells possess arts and decorations on their surfaces to make them eye-catching. Of late, standing bells are painted with beautiful colors and paints.
Good standing bells have messages of goodwill on their surfaces. Buddhist religion should use singing bowls which have Buddha messages on their surfaces. A standing bell used by Christians should possess God teachings. These messages on the outer surfaces of the singing bowls should be of goodwill.
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