The CymaScope represents the first scientific instrument that can give us a visual image of sound and vibration - a cymatic image - helping us to understand our world and universe in ways previously hidden from view. Cymatics is based on the principle that when sound encounters a membrane such as your skin or the surface of water, it imprints an invisible pattern of energy. In other words, the periodic vibrations in the sound are converted and become periodic water ripples, creating beautiful geometric patterns that reveal the once hidden realm of sound.
This cymatic image is of our Titanium Garden Bell and is generated by John Stuart Reid on his state-of-the-art Cymascope. This cymaglyph is generated by vibrating the sound of a 100% titanium bell through pure water and capturing a real time image of the multiple wave forms created. The complexity and symmetry of the Garden Bell Cymaglyph indicates the rich harmonic overtones generated by this ultra resonant metal when fabricated into a musical instrument.
Cymatic voice mandalas are also available of your own voice, imaged and made into a unique and beautiful piece of voice art.