top of page

Tuning (432hz):

  • Air:         C - D# - F - G# - A# - C - D# - F - G#
  • Earth:    C - D - E - G - A - C - D - E - G
  • Fire:       C - D - F - G - A - C - D - F - G
  • Space:  C - D - F - G - A# - C - D - F - G
  • Water:  C - D# - F - G - A# - C - D# - F - G


Weight: 2kg


Dimensions: 14" x 20" x 1.18"


Tube Diameter: 3/4"


Material: Aluminium & Wood


Whats in the box: Swinging Chime & 1 mallet

Svaram - Swinging Chime (9 bars)

  • This pioneering musical instrument is fast gaining popularity internationally through its unique tuning and play features. The Chimes can be swung gently, rotated, looped, swayed around and over the body, and create an immediately ‘touching’ experience of the magic of spherical sound in its layered consistency and its wholesome harmonizing effect.

  • Initiated in 2003 as a grassroots community, rural development project in Tamil Nadu (India),  Svaram has been recognised by the UN Initiative “Music as a Global Resource” as one of its first 50 projects worldwide. The open association and team of over 50 local artisans, trainees, international volunteers and professionals has always retained its emphasis on the human element, its heritage and prospect of evolutionary change and positive progress.

    Initially focusing on communication-social-and craft-skill trainings with the practical core of hands on work with different materials like wood, metals, clay, bamboo and seeds/shells for instrument building, extensive explorations and a communal discovery process on the ‘magic of sound’ stimulated the growth of the team in ever unfolding and often surprising directions, creating a natural enthusiasm in everyone involved for the chosen work with the mystery and magic of sound!

bottom of page