Zaphir Chimes, well-known for over 30 years and appreciated for their quality, the crystal clear sound and their glowing colors, are completely made by hand in Europe. Hold the chime by its string, and move it gently…a magic play of harmonies will leave you in wonder. With their relaxing and harmonizing sound, these chimes have become over the years, a wonderful tool for relaxation, yoga & meditation, Feng Shui, sound-sessions and other forms of therapy The handy size of these instruments makes them easy to use and play. But also, suspended in the doorway, or a window left open, a slight breeze may surprise you with unexpected melodies…
Thin crushed and pressed layers of long fiber celluloid board create the perfect acoustic qualities for the warm timbre and crystalline sounds Zaphir Chimes are known for. Most of the materials used are natural, recyclable and of EEG origin / standards. The protective layers of varnish, and paint of the resonance-tube are ecological. The wooden parts are wax coated.
The 5 tunings are named in relation to the 5 seasons, and elements (Feng Shui):
- CRYSTALIDE G A B D A G B D (spring)
- SUNRAY G#B C#E G#E A C# (summer)
- TWILIGHT E G B C E G B C (autum)
- SUFI F A D F A G A D (intermediary season)
- BLUE MOON D F A B C E A#C (winter)