A graceful design that captures the romance and splendor of the Far East.
by traditional Asian design, our Emperor Series offers wonderful sound
and is intended to reflect balance, harmony, grace and beauty.
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.
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.
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. To be touched by a gong was said to bring
happiness and strength. Today, this revered instrument of warriors,
emperors, princes and priests adds a special aura to any setting.
Handcrafted using traditional methods, Woodstock Gongs brings the
ancient wonders of the Far East home.
Dimensions: 23 in. Overall Length, 6 in Diameter Gong Materials: Cherry finish ash wood, hand-hammered brass gong.