Anyone starting out with tuning forks can be easily confused by the terminology and various types of forks available. This introductory video will get you started. It answers some of your basic questions on selecting a tuning fork for sound therapy. If you want to try tuning forks to see if they are right for you, a great way to begin with with our Starter Set.
Weighted tuning forks have round on the end of the each prong are used on the body and by the ears. They are used by those who are experiencing joint pain, muscle tightness and other issues due to inflammation and are a favorite for massage therapy and reiki healing. Start by looking at the Otto 128 and the Om tuning fork.
Unweighted tuning forks are used for relaxation and stress reductions, meditation and spiritual and emotional awareness. They are played by the ears and around the body and used by those working with energy and vibrational healing. To get going, take a look at the Solfeggio and Solar Harmonic tuning fork sets.