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African Wood Djembe Drum, "From the Past"

Vibrant colors dance to the beat of this handcrafted djembe drum. Daniel Asante... more

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Vibrant colors dance to the beat of this handcrafted djembe drum. Daniel Asante recreates the colorful patterns of Ghana's kente cotton cloths to host the goat hide drum head. This is held taught with cotton threads and iron rods. Djembes are among the better-known drums from Africa. Its origin can be traced to the Great Mali Empire of 12th century. The drum is played during full moon celebrations, harvest time, weddings, baptisms, and for honoring mothers. Asante calls this drum "Firitete," meaning "From the Past" in Akan language.

  • 1.41 kgs
  • 3.1 lbs
  • 36 cm H x 20 cm W x 20 cm D
  • 14.25" H x 7.75" W x 7.75" D

  • Tweneboa wood, 100% wood, leather and iron trim
  • Instrument Rating: Beginner quality, intended for casual use
  • Free Gift Wrap? No
  • Premium Gift Wrap? No
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africa
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Daniel has two grandchildren in elementary school that he supports.

Daniel Asante has received 9 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $300 and the most recent for $600. Proceeds were used to invest in the purchase of wood, goatskin, polish, and sandpaper for production.

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