This authentic tambourine from Java is beautifully styled with a safe, water-based finish and a colorful woven band. Features a 6-inch wide drum head.
Simple 8-key mbira thumb piano from Zimbabwe! The undersides of the board are rounded for excellent feel while playing. Modern bolt harness.Traditional Shona Scale.
This authentic tambourine from Java is beautifully styled with a safe, water-based finish and a colorful woven band. Features an 8-inch wide drum head.
Lead the band with this pretty (and pretty loud!) big fish rasp, carved from fast growing jempinis wood. Measures 11 inches from tip to tail, and the stick is included.
This natural cow horn shaker is hollowed and filled with small stones, making its sound crisp and loud! Approximately 7 inches long.
This double Caxixi grass basket shaker comes in many colorful designs sewn to a round gourd bottom. Measures 9 inches by 6 inches. Please allow for variation in colors as each item is handmade and no two are alike!
Twirl the drum around the stick to produce the sound of crickets chirping on a warm summer evening, or hold the drum and rotate the stick with your wrist to produce rhythmic sound similar to the Brazilian friction drum called a Cuica (Kwee-ka). Stick measures 6.25 inches, drum measures 38mm wide by 45mm tall.
The Cucu shaker is Ghana's version of an egg shaker. Featuring hand painted accents and a little wrist strap, this shaker measures 5 inches in diameter.
Slap the wood discs together like perfectly aligned dominos creating rolling rhythms using a juggling motion with your hands. 16 inches x 2.5 inches
Y not? The shaker relies on the artisan to choose wisely among the branches to find the perfect 'Y'. Makes twice the noise.
Handmade in Ghana, this shaker features gourd rings on a wooden stick, plus some shaker pods for added rattling! Measures 13 inches long.
This traditional shaker is made by artisans from the hollowed hard fruit of the rubber tree and includes playing instructions. The small nuts are bound to a hand-painted handle to make a great sound.
A fanciful fun shaker using tiny gourds and a popular nut. Fast sheer action from a well balanced stick! Also reminds me of a magic wand or scepter, which means it is fun to simply hold it!
Made in Indonesia from Jempinis wood, the curly tail is part of the stick on this cute pig shaped rasp! Measures 6 inches long by 4 inches tall by 3 inches wide.
Fun to just goof around with, but trade beats with a friend and create drum melodies with ease. 16" tall w/ 4", 3", 2" heads.
Play and spin! Two spin drums and one stick drum all together on a large stick. This instrument is a rhythm tornado! 14" tall, 3", 2", 1.5" heads.
This 11-inch shaker is made from large empty kluwak nut shells. When shaken, it makes a sound like falling water!
Hand-decorated by Peruvian artisans using age-old fire-burning techniques, this 8 inch long instrument is made from a dried gourd.
Traditional decorative African kalimba or "finger piano", made from a hollow box body of renewable wood with rustic burn designs. Discarded scraps of metal are used for keys with strips of tin can wrapped for reverberation.Approximate size is 7 by 5 by 1.5 inches.
Handmade in Peru, this traditional coconut shaker of the Amazon jungle is very light but has a great sound. The piece is 14 inches long including the sisal top.
Sometimes called a monkey drum. This one is little - no bigger than a pencil - with real goat hide and colorful Peruvian textile.
This mini 6 inch gourd is a small shaker for small hands! Designed with carved and burned details to bring out rich shades of brown.