The Avedis Zildjian Company, simply known as Zildjian is an American cymbal manufacturer founded in Constantinople by Armenian Avedis Zildjian in the 17th century. He discovers a secret process for treating alloys and applies it to the art of making cymbals of extraordinary clarity and sustainability. The sultan’s famed Janissary bands are quick to adopt Avedis’ cymbals for daily calls to prayer, religious feasts, royal weddings and the Ottoman army. As Avedis’ reputation grew, the Sultan gave him the name “Zildjian” in Armenian (Zilciyan in Turkish), a word meaning “son of cymbal maker.”
Being nearly 400 years old, Zildjian is one of the oldest companies in the world. It is known as the largest cymbal manufacturer in the world. Zildjian also sells drum-related accessories, such as drum sticks and cymbal carriers. Zildjian is dedicated and desirable to be the best cymbal distributor as this moment which leading them away to the world of cymbals. If you’re a drummer who demands nothing but the best, trust Zildjian to bring your kit to life.