Souvenir Feng Shui table gong in a circular frame

Gong is a metal idiophone musical instrument of Asian origin. It is a large forged brass disk of a convex shape with bent edges that is suspended by two fabric pendants to the frame stand. The shape of the disc of this gong is much like the traditional Chinese straw hat. The gong sounds are extracted by hits with its wooden mallet on the disk. The mallet has the soft fabric cap at the one end. Depending on where the hit was made, the tone of gong sound changes. Gong is an essential feature of the national heritage of many western countries. Its sonorous beats accompany a lot of festival...