Meinl 21" Byzance Brilliant Serpents Ride 2010s Brilliant

Reverb Estimated Used Price Range

  • $200$285

Founded in 1951 and based in Germany, Meinl Percussion is one of the two leaders in European cymbal and percussion manufacture alongside Paiste. The Byzance series features traditional Turkish hammering techniques with a basis of B20 alloy for a traditional, atmospheric cymbal sound. The 21" Brilliant Serpents Ride features a large bell, even tonal spread, and sustained wash.

Years of production: ca. 1990-present

Composition: B20 Alloy (80% copper, 20% tin, traces of silver)

Associated artists: Brann Dailor, Tommy Clufetos, Chris Adler