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Hand Crafted Balinese Coconut Shell Thumb Piano, "Turtle Kalimba"

Turtles swim happily over a dried coconut shell and beneath stainless steel leaves in this gorgeous kalimba, or thumb piano, by Balinese artisan Trisna Dewi. Traditionally a musical instrument from Africa, this plucked idiophone produces a hollow... more

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Turtles swim happily over a dried coconut shell and beneath stainless steel leaves in this gorgeous kalimba, or thumb piano, by Balinese artisan Trisna Dewi. Traditionally a musical instrument from Africa, this plucked idiophone produces a hollow tone when the tines are strummed. The word kalimba is a Bantu word which means "little music."

  • 0.20 kgs
  • 0.4 lbs
  • 9 cm H x 15 cm Diam.
  • 3.5" H x 6" Diam.

  • Coconut shell, plywood, stainless steel tines
  • Wood grain and color can vary slightly
  • Instrument Rating: Beginner quality, intended for casual use
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Made in Indonesia.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Indonesiaicon info
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John

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02/07/2022

"Unique.. one of a kind"

Beautifully crafted. Excellent sound.

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Cynthia

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01/29/2023

"Winning Gift"

My 10 year old nephew loved this gift! Paired it with the Audio CD, World Playground by Putumayo for a unique and educational gift. Great gift for one of those kids who already gets all the cool stuff from their parents.

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Anita

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04/30/2021

"Wonderful addition to my collection"

Love the carved sea turtles and sound of my little Kalimantan. Very relaxing. Great craftsmanship.

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Yvette

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03/25/2021

"Sounds of art"

I love my thumb piano. it is a welcome addition to my home. I play a cute little tune often and admire its beauty. Love it.

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Evie

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02/26/2024

"Lovely sound!"

I cant wait for patio weather. This lovely wind chime will fill the evening with sound.

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outside or in

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  • daily

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Katrina

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02/01/2024

"Beautiful Gift"

Fine quality and detail, perfect gift, which was well received and much loved.Thank you!

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