This singing bowl is made from the seven metals, and painted a bright green and gold. The Buddhist mantra, om mani padme hum, is painted around the outside of the singing bowl. The striker shown in the photo is included with this singing bowl. There are Buddhist designs on the outside and inside of this singing bowl, but the designs will vary from bowl to bowl- due to the handmade nature of this product. This jade green singing bowl was handmade and hand-painted in Nepal.