A graceful design reminiscent of calligraphy, this gong captures the romance and splendour of the Far East. Inspired by traditional Asian design, our Emperor Series offers wonderful sound and is intended to reflect balance, harmony, grace and beauty.Chinese instrument makers have made gongs for thousands of years and are deserving of their reputation of making the best in the world. Many processes go into creating the special sound of a Chinese Gong, including fine toning as a result of hand-hammering. In Buddhism, the gong is sounded at the start and end of each day. In Chinese temples, gongs are struck 108 times because it's believed that sentient beings have 108 types of worries. The teaching is this - upon hearing the gong, worries will cease, wisdom will grow.
To be touched by a gong was said to bring happiness and strength. Handcrafted using traditional methods, Woodstock Gongs brings the ancient wonders of the Far East home.
Cherry finish ash wood, hand-hammered brass gong. L 86cm, 25cm Dia. Gong 0.7Kg
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