Hand cymbals

Akha che lae; Lahu shae; Mien chao jae; Karen chua; Khamu ceng; also played by Palaung, Kachin, Lantaen, Tai Lue and Tai Neua

collection Victoria Vorreiter

Bronze, range in diameter from @ 13cm. to 35 cm. . The Shan sometimes play a single cymbal, struck with a wooden beater. It is used along with drums in instrumental ensenbles.

Shan musician striking cymbal

Akha musician Chiang Rai

Kachin musician Chiang Mai

Karen musician Maela Noi

Lahu musician Doi Pha Hom Pok

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