Brown and Cream Handcrafted Wood Djembe Drum with Woman Base, "Ohemmaa"
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A powerful, yet mysterious woman forms the base of this handcrafted djembe drum designed by Daniel Asante of Ghana. The drum and base are carved from tweneboa wood and painted brown, with accents in dark red, cream, gold, and blue on the tiger and base ring. Bull skin is used to create the drum head, held in place with an iron ring covered in red cotton. Black cotton cord accents the body of the drum and forms a carrying handle. The drum can be played and will also make an eye-catching conversation piece. The artisan names this drum Ohemmaa, an Akan word for "queen mother."
- 2.53 kgs
- 5.6 lbs
- 41 cm H x 20 cm W x 23 cm D
- 16.25" H x 7.75" W x 9" D
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.