Treat yourself this Easter! The sun is shining, the air is warm and nothing beats enjoying the days outside than adding some trinkets to your collection. Do you like to sit in a park, or stay at the beach? Or maybe you just like to chill in the city or countryside. These extra accessories can bring any outing to life!
At Leafy Souls, we have a small collection of things that - as we like to put it - feed the soul. In our online stores, you can find alternative, relaxing and soothing instruments that create sounds. They are all eco friendly musical instruments and a perfect treat for anyone who has a knack for music and just likes to sit on the side and entertain. Read on to find out more about what we have on offer!
Who doesn't like the sound of a well played harmonica? Well, we do! The harmonica has a long history. It’s journey begins in China with an instrument called the Sheng. The harmonica was copied and further developed in Europe during early in the 19th century. The first harmonicas were made in Germany and the best known harmonica manufacturers, Hohner, is still based in Germany.
However, the harmonica is a popular instrument and usually associated with Americans. Why is that? Well, Matthias Hohner introduced the harmonica to 19th century America and this is what really began the image of the harmonica being played by a cowboy, wanderer or slave seeking some entertainment as they cross the huge country. The harmonica was cheap and easy to carry, perfect for a countryman on the move, like. While there were many harmonica types, the most widely used harmonica (at least in Western countries) became the 10 hole "diatonic", as we sell in our store.
And this is the perfect model if you want to get started. Made out of metal with a chrome-plated Copper Board, this harmonica has six keys and is perfect for playing the blues.
Soprano is the smallest size of the 4 main ukulele sizes. Soprano size is typically a good choice for women and children as they are easier to play with smaller hands. Of course, they are fine for men also, however if you are a male with big hands, we suggest a concert or tenor size. The soprano ukes produce the familiar "twangy" ukulele sound that we are used to hearing. Most soprano ukuleles have 12-15 frets, they are very convenient to travel with and suitable for beginners. Check out our range below and let us know if you have any questions.
Our 15-fret Soprano ukulele is made from Sapele and Rosewood. It also has a nice dolphin pattern making it perfect for a friend or family member that likes to sit at the beach and play a tune.
A free-reed aerophone, the hulusi flute is usually played by Dai and Yi minority tribes in Yunnan, China. This Chinese gourd flute is related to instruments such as thebawu. Known as thebilingdao to the Dais, it is usually played by their men to woo and demonstrate love towards women; other minorities play this instrument while take a breather from field work.
Many appreciate the hulusi for its warm tone and haunting timbre, but owing to its limited volume, it is hardly used in ensembles. The firsthulusi was created in 1958, consisting of fourteen notes. In the seventies, the hulusi was then developed to include two pipes, each tuned a fourth apart from each other.
This hulusi flute in the key of C, is made of natural gourd & black bamboo tone pipe, with 1 tone pipe and 2 sub pipes, producing a soft and relaxing sound. It's unique design makes it easy to learn and play. Made from hand carved natural bamboo this flute is crafted from 100% eco friendly materials. To protect its elegant appearance from scratches it comes in a durable and strong hard case.
If you, your friend or family member like to meditate or do yoga, then this is a wonderful gift this Easter.Tibetan singing bowls are a type of bell that vibrates and produces a rich, deep tone when played. Also known as singing bowls or Himalayan bowls, Tibetan singing bowls are said to promote relaxation and offer powerful healing properties.
Buddhist monks have long used Tibetan singing bowls in meditation practice. In addition, some wellness practitioners (including music therapists, massage therapists, and yoga therapists) use Tibetan singing bowls during treatment.
People use Tibetan singing bowls for many purposes, including stress reduction and pain relief. Some people use the bowls in combination with other healing practices, such as meditation and deep breathing.
Many proponents claim that the vibrations of a singing bowl can produce beneficial changes in the body by reducing stress, "harmonizing" the cells, and "balancing the body's energy system." Some also claim that Tibetan singing bowls can stimulate the immune system and produce beneficial changes in brain waves.
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