Qasim Khan Niyazi & Sons have devoted their entire lives in crafting the finest Tablas for some of the greatest Tabla maestros of the 20th and 21st century. Their instruments are made from the highest quality of organic red and black woods grown from the Dalbergia Sissoo also known as Indian Rosewood or Sheesham) trees which are extremely durable and resistant to decay. The acquired blocks of wood are seasoned in the elements and properly cured for a number of years before taking birth as the Qasim Khan Niyazi & Sons Dayans and other Indian percussive instruments. The Bayans made by Qasim Khan Niyazi and Sons range from Brass, Nickel and Copper materials, with different weights from 3.5kgs to 5.0kgs, and all metals have different timbres and resonances. Qasim Khan Niyazi & Sons are also appeciated in the world today because of the high level of care and craftsmanship they put into their instruments. Excellent in design and finishes, QKN Tablas are desired by professionals for their superior balance of tone, high sustain, crisp and clear sound, precise tuning of the Siyahi or tuning paste on the highest quality of pudda or skin, excellent bass tonality and high sustain and softness of the Bayan. There is no comparison to a custom made instrument from the shop of Qasim Khan Niyazi and Sons. Their talents don’t stop only on traditional instrument design, QKN & Sons are also innovators of Tabla design by introducing the Reverse Siyahi Tabla and the Niyazi Special Tabla as well as other innovations soon to be released to the world.