Buddhist Cymbals or Tingsha
This small Buddhist Cymbals or Tingsha comes in pairs and has dragon motifs. These are used in prayers and rituals by Tibetan Buddhist practitioners.
The Buddhist Cymbals or tigsha are joined together by a leather strap or chain. The cymbals are struck together producing a clear and high pitched tone.
Typical sizes range from 2.5–4 inches in diameter.
Tingsha are very thick and produce a unique long ringing tone.
Antique tingsha were made from special bronze alloys that produce harmonic overtones.