The sound of a gong awakens the mind, no doubt about it! If you are shopping for the ultimate gong, look no further - this genuine instrument has an amazing sound - deep, rich, thrilling and long-lasting...it is the real thing! It is made in China for Chinese orchestras and bands, and of course is correctly made - not one of those "looks like a gong, sounds like tin" kind of gongs...Deeply sonorous and resonant, the voice of this gong invites an exploration into the ephemeral nature of existence. The GONG itself has a diameter of 14", and the HAND-CARVED WOODEN STAND measures 27.25" high, 9.5" depth and 27.5" wide. Includes mallet. And includes the extra fees of shipping.