This Emperor Gong with its dramatic black wood accents makes a bold statement is inspired by traditional Asian design and is intended to reflect balance, harmony, grace and beauty.
Nothing has the ability to transport us to another time and place quite like the brilliant resonance of a gong. For over a thousand years, gongs of various types have played an important role in both the religious and secular music of many Asian cultures. Gongs were sounded to chase away evil spirits, warn of invading armies, heal the sick and invoke the spirits of the dead. In Buddhism, the gong is sounded at the start and end of each day.
Today, this revered instrument of warriors, emperors, princes and priests adds a special aura to any setting. Handcrafted using traditional methods, this black finish wood and polished brass gong with its deep resonating sound will not disappoint.
Overall length is 50″, Gong diameter is 13 3/4″.
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