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Bosphorus Cymbals 22" Painite Ride

Bosphorus Cymbals 22" Painite Ride

Regular price $0.00 $419.00 Sale

Brand: Bosphorus Cymbals


  • Hand crafted in Istanbul, Turkiye
  • Painite series have an extremely dark and controllable dry sound. A special alloy make these cymbals unique and buried underground months to give it that special surface looks. This unusual blend of dry and focused stick definition with a bright ping and shimmery overtones. Suitable for articulated and precise playing in the most musical styles.
  • Available in 20",21",22",23",24",26",28-inch

Details: Bosphorus Cymbals was established in 1996 by three master cymbal smiths, Hasan Seker, Ibrahim Yakici and Hasan Ozdemir. They are called Masters because they are the most experienced cymbal smiths in Turkey who are still working actively.

The founders of Bosphorus were three good friends who grew up in the same neighborhood. Their common thread was being sent to work in a neighborhood cymbal workshop. Their humble beginings included cleaning the workshop and other menial tasks, but in time they were trained in the art of making cymbals. In the early ages of their youth they became cymbal smiths. Their teachers were the masters who manufactured the legendary cymbals of 60’s and 70’s.

After 16 years at the same workshop the friends ventured off on their own and established their own company. Today they maintain good relationships with their former employers. The Masters continue to respect their teachers to this day.

Bosphorus Cymbals has a strong team of cymbal smiths whom are trained at the Bosphorus Factory and most of them working for the company since day one. The Masters continue to craft in the workshop with their workers, guiding them to create the perfect cymbals with their years of experience.