The Paiste 5 – 18″ China is a specific model of china cymbal produced by the renowned Swiss cymbal manufacturer, Paiste. The China cymbal is known for its unique and distinctive sound, characterized by its explosive and trashy tonal qualities. The Paiste 5 series is designed for entry-level and intermediate drummers, providing quality instruments at a more affordable price range. The 18-inch size of the Paiste 5 China offers a larger and more pronounced sound compared to smaller china cymbals, making it suitable for adding accents and punctuating musical passages with its powerful and cutting sound. Overall, the Paiste 5 – 18″ China is a versatile and budget-friendly option for drummers looking to incorporate the distinctive china cymbal sound into their playing.