TL63 ~ Huge Wood Maroon Suede Singing Bowl Striker Tool ~
262 grams / 9.2oz
7.75” x 2.25” / 19.6cm x 6.2cm
Materials: Mango wood and suede
This is an approximate size, as these tools are hand made.
We love strikers made from mango wood for a multitude of reasons. The wood of the mango tree is a hard wood with a dense multi-pattern grain, giving it the perfect weight and durability we look for in a singing bowl striker. Mango wood is also praised for its sustainability. Mango wood trees mature to full size in just around 15 years and are cut only when they are too tall to harvest from or when they stop bearing fruit completely. Using the wood to make strikers gives extra income to mango farmers and repurposes the felled trees that had traditionally been burned. The wood is durable and easy to work with, and we find it is perfect for rim-singing Himalayan singing bowls.
This heavier striker is a wonderful tool for those trying to sing bowls that are 10” to 14” in diameter. The weight and size of the suede playing area are optimal for rim singing and producing low, bold notes. When using to strike bowls strikers weight will still bring out most of the lower tone of your bowl, along with some of the higher frequencies. The handle is fantastic for the rim singing motion.