DESCRIPTION: Each of these beautifully designed round sided singing bowls includes a wooden and leather dowel-striker. The bowls interior features the healing image of the Medicine Buddha and a vibrant blue finish completes the design. The striker can be used in two ways to produce sound. It can be used to gently tap the side of the bowl, which produces a ringing sound, similar to a bell. Or, it can be run along the rim of the bowl to produce a hum. The hum will intensify with each pass of the mallet and the bowl will sing. This Bowl is made of Copper Alloy. SYMBOL: It is said that one can generate enormous healing power for the self and for others by meditating on the Medicine Buddha. (Opening is 8 inches. Bowl diameter is approx 9.25 inches.