This beautiful bowl is one of our most affordable "big" sound bowls. Easy to play, with a strong clear sustain and hefty overtones, we LOVE this bowl. Egyptian Blue Alchemy was inspired by quartz Egyptian Faience bowls from the 13th Dynasty Thebes, Egyptian Blue Bowl guides the activation/download of Egyptian Alchemy (Hathor) Energy. Egyptian Blue, also known as calcium copper silicate, is one of the first artificial pigments known to have been used by man. In Egyptian belief, blue was considered as the color of the heavens, and hence the universe. It was also associated with water and the Nile. Thus, blue was the color of life, fertility and rebirth.