Tibetan Tingsha chimes are traditionally used by Tibetan Buddhists to mark the beginning and end of meditation. They are also used by a Buddhist master to bring a student back into focus when his mind wanders during meditation. Made in Nepal of an alloy of bronze, iron and zinc and include a braided grass handle.
The sound is penetrating and purposely dissonant unlike the harmonic overtones of the Tibetan singing bowls.
Cymbals are 2.5" each