I have bought the smaller vervion of this same item as a gift, and the larger one does not seem THAT much larger. It would seem as though they would have a pillow with iit as well or something to make it more special. It doessn't seem to be worth the extra money to buy thr lagrer one. Save your money and buy the smaller one .
Our sons gave this bowl to their aunt, who is a yoga instructor and she LOVES it! Not only is it quite pleasing to the eye, but it also sings beautifully, when the wooden striker is twirled around the outside rim. A small stand or pillow for the bowl to rest upon is needed, to achieve the best tone. This was not included with the bowl but other than that it was a great buy!
The bowl was just as described. It is very pretty and I was surprised by the wieght of the bowl! It "sings" very pretty with a resonating tone and it makes for a great conversation piece as well as a lovely decoration. I love introducing my children to other cultures and customs from around the world and pieces such as this singing bowl help make it interesting for them.
I bought this for my husband for Christmas. He meditates every morning and is really excited to be able to incorporate his singing bowl into his practice. This singing bowl is well made and has a nice tone.
- Did the color match the color displayed onsite? Yes
- Please tell us about the quality of the product. High quality
- How accurate was the sizing? Accurate
This product is advertised from being crafted in Nepal. However, when I got the bowl there was a sticker right on the side of it that states, "Made in India!" False advertisement for this item. Very very disappointed.
- Did the color match the color displayed onsite? Ok
- Please tell us about the quality of the product. It's a nice heavy bowl, but not as described
- How accurate was the sizing? Ok
This item is pretty neat, The stand however is out of line with regard to a ringing bell.
- Did the color match the color displayed onsite? yes
- Please tell us about the quality of the product. The quality is excellent but there were deep tarnish marks which were a job to rub out
- How accurate was the sizing? Okay
Wonderful tone. Would help to have a stand, but that is not a major deterrent to owning this piece. It is larger than my previous singing bowl and very much complements the sound. I look forward to collecting more of these bowls in different sizes.
I have a relative who is impossible to buy gifts for, and this was one that he loved and wouldn't put down on Christmas morning. He's very musical, plays in a tribal drum band, plays the digeridoo, sings, and has traveled extensively, so I was afraid that this singing bowl wouldn't be "right," but I gave it a shot. He said that the tone was great, and he could get up to three tones simultaneously out of it on the first day of playing. He said that, even though it's manufactured and not handmade (maybe the description says it's handmade; he thought it was manufactured) it sounded comparable with nice handmade ones he'd played before. Big thumbs up, if you like this kind of thing.
Not worth the money spent. Although pretty, it arrived chipped and my daughter, the recipient, was not able to make it "sing" . The paint looks so fragile she doesn't want to apply too much pressure to the interior of the bowl for fear she will cause damage to the decorative details.