This singing bowl is a cast singing bowl, and it was hand-painted in Nepal. This singing bowl is made from copper and other metals. This singing bowl is painted black and gold. The designs on the outside of each bowl will vary slightly, but the om mani padme hum mantra will be painted on the outside of each singing bowl. The Buddha eyes symbol is also a common symbol on each bowl. This singing bowl is 8 inches wide at the widest point, 7.5 inches wide at the rim, and 3.5 inches tall. This singing bowl includes the mallet shown in the photo, and the stand that comes with this singing bowl is sold seperately, in our singing bowls accessories section.