Pod shaped bell from West Africa, variously known as Apitua, Atoke, Banana Bell and Pod Bell. Available in three sizes, these bells are used in the hand, or attached to the ropes of a dundun bass drums
Five medium sized rustic ironwork bells suspended on a length of thick twine decorated with large glass beads. This great chime acts like a windchime producing a quietly pleasing metallic sound.
Tingsa or Tingsha are two small cymbals that are used by Buddhists during offerings, prayer and meditation. The cymbals are generally joined together by a leather strap and produce a clear, high pitched ringing tone when struck together.
In addition to their ancient traditional use as an aid to meditation and in ritual offerings, tingsa are nowadays being used increasingly in sound therapy for the “space - clearing” of rooms.
This pair has been delightfully cast with a flower of life design
Extra large rustic cow bell suspended on to a suitably chunky length of rope
- Bells can be in many forms from the classic school handbell to the strings of Indian bells made from recycled materials
- Tuned sets of bells can also be found in the Tuned Percussion section