Authentic Traditional Djembe Drum Hand Crafted in Ghana, "Come Together in Peace"
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Share the rhythms of West Africa with friends with this authentic djembe drum from Ghana. Awudu Saaed handcrafts this djembe with tweneboa wood for the main body, and goatskin for the drum head which is secured with iron rods. Featuring cotton cords and a strap, the drum is painted by hand and tuned for beginners.
In the Bambara language, djembe means "Everyone gather together in peace."
- 1.60 kgs
- 3.5 lbs
- 33.5 cm H x 21 cm W x 21 cm D
- 13.25" H x 8.25" W x 8.25" D
Awudu Saaed has received 6 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $200 and the most recent for $800. Proceeds were used to stock up on the raw materials he uses for his masks, vases and decor items.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.
Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.