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Sabian "Chinese" Gongs are in essence Chau Gongs. A Chau Gong is a classic Chinese style gong, which, in China, is made in sizes from 6" to 80" in diameter. (Though anything larger than 60" is very rare.) Sabian Chinese gongs range from 30" to 52"! These are all substantial sizes and means that even the smallest Sabian Chinese gongs is within the "Large Gong" category. A 30" Chinese Gong has a BIG, rich, dynamic sound. Each size above is even more incredible in dynamics, harmonic interaction and bass tones. In short, they are attention grabbing. It is a beautiful, highly refined instrument.
Chinese (chau) gongs are increasingly popular on sales floors & in show rooms in the USA and abroad. Salespeople & people from all walks of business are using them to make announcements, celebrate sales & inject cultural spice into their office. In China chau gongs are commonly used in settings to make announcements and grab peoples' attention. But they are also used in meditation, music and the performing arts. The 30" and larger Sabian Chinese Gongs are great in all these settings. From offices to mediation to sound healing to music, any size Sabian Chinese gong will be effective.
In short, Sabian's Chinese gongs are big, but beautiful and highly refined instruments. They reflect the high level of skill, commitment and knowledge that is required for making a great gong.