Our Zen hanging Gong captures the sound of at the Buddhist Temples at the start and end of each day. In Buddhism, hearing the gong will allow wisdom to grow and worries to go away. To be touched by a gong is said to bring happiness and strength. Our gong creates a peaceful mood encouraging relaxation. Each Oriental gong is made of hand hammered brass using traditional methods, thus there may be small variations or irregularities. This authentic gong makes a wonderful addition to any setting. It is a stunning garden ornament.