The sound and reaction of the Gong are determined by the size, weight and the material the mallet is made of. The mallets listed in the mallet section, are in accordance with the proper requirements. If you will use other mallets or tools, please make sure that the materials used are not too hard or sharp in order to avoid damaging or distuning the Gong. However, it is quiet possible you may be able to create interesting and fascinating sounds through the use of various materials and objects while utilizing appropriate care. Paiste mallets are manufactured to Paiste’s specifications, standards for top quality and durability.
Paiste Gong Recommendations: Gong Selection: 13" Accent Gong
Paiste recommends this mallet for their 13 inch Accent gong, but we have found that it is a great mallet for singing bowls. We have a lot of fans of this mallet for although it is yarn wrapped, it is softer than many.