Tingsha Ting-sha are
produced by metal casting process with the
technique of sand casting method and by
hand hammering or beating process as well.
For sand casting purpose, the master mould
are prepared from the master dice of desired
size and shaped Tingsha Ting-sha with the
use of sand, clay and dice.
In Casting Tingsha Ting-sha
making process, first the various composition
of metals (Copper, Tin, Zinc, Iron, Lead,
Gold and Silver) as raw materials are melted
into furnace depending on manufacturing
needs such as for bronze Tingsha Ting-sha
or for seven metal Tingsha Ting-sha making.
In this casting Tingsha Ting-sha making
process the mixture of various metal combination
according to product needs are turned into
metal gulli, ingots and metal silly or biscuits
to make available for small casting or directly
melting as raw materials like scrap metals
(copper, tin etc, cracked or damaged Tingsha
Ting-sha) dividing their percentage of metal
mix for casting.
The prepared red hot melted metal are poured
into the casting mould ready for sand casting.
After few minutes of pouring the metal are
turned into desired shape and size of Tingsha
Ting-sha in rough finish according to mould
prepared. And each time the master artisan
has to prepare a master mould for the next
lot of sand casting process of Tingsha Ting-sha.
Each mould will have a capacity to produce
4 - 6 Tingsha Ting-sha one at a time of
sand casting depending on sizes required.
The process of making hand hammered and
beaten Tingsha Ting-sha are same as of hand
beaten singing bowls making process.
The individual Tingsha
Ting-sha are then chiseled, made turning
and smoothening rough surface of Tingsha
Ting-sha for fine finishing and looks from
inside and outside surface according to
finishing needs. After then, bowls are processed
for giving final finish touch either by
hand sanding (matte finish) or by buffing
or polishing for glossy finish and finally
Tingsha Ting-sha are produced and ready
to sell and release for the market.
And as per needed, these Tingsha Ting-sha
are sent for other process like hand carvings,
antique color finishing, colorings, paintings
and etching process.
In this sand casting making
process of Tingsha Ting-sha, the Tingsha
Ting-sha produced will have uniform shape
and size and produced fast in making. These
casting process are done for producing Plain
Tingsha , Tingsha with the embossed arts
works like with tibetan mantra om mani padme
hum, dragon, eight auspicious symbols, and
These casting Tingsha Ting-sha
are widely popular for meditation, charka
balancing, sound therapy, sound massage,
healing, water therapy, space clearing,
feng shui, decoration and gift sets. It
produces a very special rimming and distinct
sound and vibration than other types of
Tingsha Ting-sha. But the sound and vibration
produced will be different with the shape,
size, weight and thickness of the Tingsha
These Tingsha or Ting-sha
also can be decorated with various carvings
and paintings which reflects religious beliefs
and motifs like the hand carving of Eight
Auspicious Buddhist Symbols, Om Mani Padme
Hum tibetan mantra, Dragon design, Double
Dorje Carvings, Various Mandalas, Louts
Designs with various colors and hand painting,
platings and etching for better looks and