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Above: Wandering yogins with Chod drums and Kangling trumpets from the early 20th Century

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Antique Tibetan Kangling - Human Thigh Bone
Antique Tibetan Kangling - 19th C
Our Price: £450.00

A wonderful antique human thigh bone trumpet. Covered in the traditional manner in black leather to give added protection to the bone. It is now almost impossible to source genuine old pieces from the Himalayan regions. This is a very playable authentic ritual instrument and remains robust and damage free.

Origin: Tibet/Himalayan
Genuine human thigh bone.
Age: 19th C
approx 320 mm (12.5 inches)  x 70 mm (at widest point)
Superior Tibetan Kangling - Wooden
Superior Wood Kangling ~ Bhutanese Sengdeng Wood ~ Hand Crafted
Our Price: £149.95

Introducing a wooden kangling that is without doubt the finest alternative to human bone available in the marketplace. It is now incredibly difficult to find human bone kanglings and there are restrictions for bringing them out of Asia. As demand continues to grow for these essential ritual items it makes it very difficult for Chöd practitioners in the West to own them. Our beautiful wooden kanglings are clearly the answer to this problem. It also means that you can travel with your kangling without fear of restrictions.

Each instrument is crafted from fine Bhutanese Sengdeng wood and covered in goatskin in the traditional manner. The fire gilded mouthpiece is finely decorated with traditional Tibetan artwork. The kangling has been coated inside with beeswax to give the wood extra longevity and protection from a build up of moisture. The weight is wonderful and the sound is incredible. Some would argue that they sound even better than a bone kangling. They are very robust and will be a wonderful companion for a lifetime of practice.

Each kangling comes complete with a high quality brocade protective case. Exquisite!

length approx 31 cm
Genuine Tibetan Kangling - Human Thigh Bone
Genuine Tibetan Kangling

SOLD!

A superb ritual kangling in fine condition. Lined with beeswax and painted red in the traditional manner. This is a very playable authentic ritual instrument.

Origin: Tibet/Himalayan
Genuine human thigh bone.
20th Century
approx 320 mm x 64 mm (at widest point)
Antique Tibetan Kangling - Human Thigh Bone
Antique Tibetan Kangling - 19th C

SOLD!

A superb antique kangling with a wonderful patina from extensive ritual use. The end has been covered in the traditional manner in black leather to give added protection to the bone. It has then been covered with copper to give extra protection and to enhance the beauty of this piece. It also displays turquoise and coral cabachons. This kangling remains robust and is still very suitable for ritual use. It is now almost impossible to source genuine antique pieces. An easy to play authentic ritual instrument.

Origin: Tibet
19th Centuy
Genuine human thigh bone.
approx 300 mm (12 inches)  x 70 mm (at widest point)
Antique Tibetan Kangling - Human Thigh Bone
Antique Tibetan Kangling

SOLD!

A superb antique kangling in excellent condition. Covered in traditional black leather with copper fittings and mouthpiece. The copper was fitted to the kangling to help protect the bone from splitting. This piece remains robust and is damage free. It displays a wonderful patina from years of ritual use. It is now almost impossible to source genuine old pieces. This is a very playable authentic ritual instrument.

Origin: Tibet/Himalayan
Genuine human thigh bone.
Late 19th/Early 20th Century

approx 305 mm (12 inches)  x 70 mm (at widest point)