An excellent and affordable step-up from a beginners brass cymbal. The Zildjian I Series 17 Crash Cymbal features a B8 bronze construction offering a bright tone with exceptional durability and versatility. This medium-thin weight 17 crash cymbal produces a bright and fast sound that is ideal for any musical style. With a 17 diameter this crash cymbal can really open up and deliver extra expressiveness. The small-bore hammering and lathed finish provide a mature wash and glassy responses that help to cymbal stand out in any mix.