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Wood djembe drum, "Wood djembe drum, 'Ultimate'"

Robert K. Ghartey finds inspiration in Ghana’s musical and textile traditions... more

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Robert K. Ghartey finds inspiration in Ghana's musical and textile traditions for the elegant design of this djembe drum. It is carved by hand from tweneboa wood featuring the unique edwene asa patterns found in kente cloths. Meaning "ultimate," edwene asa appears under the drumhead and at the base. Ghartey uses cotton twine for the upper part, which includes a goat hide drumhead secured by iron rings.

  • 6.54 kgs
  • 14.4 lbs
  • 65 cm H x 35 cm Diam.
  • 25.5" H x 13.75" Diam.

  • Tweneboa wood, goat hide, iron rings and cotton twine
  • Instrument Rating: Advanced/Professional quality, intended for discerning musicians
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africaicon info
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