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" purify 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 comtemporary 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 craftsman who developed the traditional techniques of metal works.
Kyujo Orins sound is remarkable, something warm and gentle. The sounds makes you feel calm your minds. Embracing a feeling which cannot be described in words, sinking deep and echoing far into infinity. Their sound can lasted for a minute, even more, when you tinkle it lightly.
Kokororin 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.
Body size : width 190mm x depth 85mm x height 210mm
Mallet Size: diameter 22mm x height 150mm
Orin Bell: copper alloy (crystal finish)
Frame: natural wood (walnut), brass
Mallet: aluminum, brass, elastomer
The Gingko Leaf name originates from the beauty and uniqueness of the Ginkgo Biloba tree and its delicate, uniquely shaped leaves. The products selected are guided by the Japanese conceptual term Yo-no-bi ("beauty through use") and the primary focus is on well crafted, well-designed contemporary Japanese household items such as ceramics, porcelain, glassware, woodcrafts, ironware, bath and bed textiles or on unique pieces that will bring delight to users.