Black F# Note Japanese Style Rin Gong Singing Bowl 12" #j12fsp30 66000042
The note of this bowl is F# 188 Hz
The overtone of this bowl is C 511 Hz
Size: 12" in diameter with 9.6 mm rim
Weight: 5 lbs 14.5 oz 2670 grams
This bowl has a beautiful glossy black patina surface inside and out, with a bright golden rim.
Machine made bowl with tightly spaced precise hammered marks.
These bowls are traditionally used in Japanese temples and are meant to be gonged.
This bowl actually sings with with the suede and wood striker included with the bowl.
Rin Gongs are a mainstay of Zen meditation.
Smooth sound, very relaxing with no shrill overtones!
Warm oscillating tone goes on and on!
Bowl includes a free cushion, a rubber covered wood tool, and a sued leather covered wood tool.
Our Japanese style bowls are the same as used in temples all over Japan today. Currently Japan imports these from Wuhan China where the gongs are made. We are one of the first to bring a large number of these to the West.
The sound sample is of this specific rin gong.