Otomorin Bell with washi paper carrier bag
The natural power of beautifully colored natural stone soothes the heart. Why not carry it with you in a handmade washi bag and always have it around. Comes in an assortment of 5 varieties. Its chimes ring out like tributes to Japan's distinct seasons: springtime's murmuring springs; summer's ocean side sounds; fall's insects chirping in the bushes; and winter's open fire crackling.
Similar to various sounds in nature, orin bell sounds vary slightly from one to another in timbre. If you listen closely you can hear bright, light sounds; small restrained sounds; gentle, soothing sounds; laughter-evoking cute, funny sounds. It is almost like sound sommelier.
There is sure to be a particular sound that will grow on you and your family and that you will get attached to. Let the bell work its magic for you at home or at work.
Bell: copper alloy in Black or Gold
Small bag or bell mat: handmade washi paper.
Pendulum: Natural stone
●Size : 63 x 63 x 33mm
●Weight: approx. 70.5g
●Made in: Toyama Prefecture Takaoka City
*Designed to emit a gentle sound, refrain from hitting too hard.
*Don't let dirt accumulate: use a soft cloth without any polishing agent
Kyujo Co. Ltd is a long established Japanese manufacturer for temple bells and religious accessories since 1907. In their contemporary products, there are fine examples of combination of both Buddhist culture of Japan and tremendous efforts of generations of craftsman who developed the traditional techniques of metal works.
The sounds of their bells can be heard all over Japan, at schools, trains, station melodies and in music productions. The tunes are also played inside the Shinkansen trains and trains stations.