How Zildjian Cymbals Made it from the Ottoman Empire to Now

From:My Million Dollar Invention: Guns and Goldmines

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In 1622, Avedis Zildjian, an Armenian metalworker in Turkey, melted a top-secret combination of metals to create the perfect cymbal. Nearly 400 years later, Zildjian's descendants are one of the most well-known cymbal sellers in the world today.