Japanese Rin Gong 4.5" size is pictured with the gong, matching cushion and black painted wooden striker. Zen brass gongs are a great meditation instrument. The red Stands are sold separately.
Japanese Rin Gongs are used to open, and close meditation practice, or yoga practice. The gong is a beneficial transition because it has a clear "voice" which penetrates throughout space sweeping a path for the mind. We always use them in our meditation life, and find a gong indispensable as a means of focusing ourselves. You could also use it to open and close any creative, enriching or uplifting activity, i.e., before writing, rrior to singing, composing music, for stress management and so forth.
The Rin Gong Width is approx. 4.5" diameter. Gong dimensions are rounded to the nearest 1/4", and not exact.