Kokororin Copper Bells
"Orin" is a traditional Buddhist instrument that is sounded when reading sutras, also referred to as "singing bowl". Commonly, it has been believed from ancient times in Japan that the gentle sound of "Orin" purifies places by exorcising evil spirits and bad vibes. Therefore "Orin" became an essential household instrument.
Kyujo in Takaoka City, a long-established manufacturer for religious objects has created a contemporary range of orin bells to better complement today's lifestyle.
In their products have been combines both – Buddhist culture of Japan and tremendous efforts of generations of craftsmen who developed the traditional techniques of metal works.
Kyujo Orin’s sound is remarkable, something warm and gentle. The sounds make you feel calm in your minds. Embracing a feeling which cannot be described in words, sinking deep and echoing far into infinity… Their sound can last for a minute, even more, when you tinkle it lightly.
Kokororin's sound is long and deep. The infinite deeply gentle resonance will soak into the heart. Please immerse yourself not only in the ears but also in the whole body to the sound rich and heavy.
Large Body size: width 230 × depth 116 × height 260mm
Small Body size: Width 190 × depth 85 × height 210 mm
Mallet Size: Φ22 × height 150mm
Orin Bell: copper alloy (crystal finish)
Frame: natural wood (walnut), brass
Mallet: aluminum, brass, elastomer