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Handcrafted West African Djembe Drum 22 Inches Tall, "Eagle and Elephant"

byLawrence Kattah: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (13)
An eagle takes flight and an elephant strides across the base of a traditional... more

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An eagle takes flight and an elephant strides across the base of a traditional djembe drum. Lawrence Kattah creates the motifs in warm tweneboah wood. The djembe originated in Benin and has been introduced into neighboring countries; it has become indispensable in reggae. The goatskin head is affixed by iron rings wrapped in cotton, and the drum features a macramé cord handle.

The artisan names the drum Okordie ne Osunu, which means "Eagle and Elephant" in the Akan language.

  • 5.42 kgs
  • 11.9 lbs
  • 57 cm H x 32 cm Diam.
  • 22.5" H x 12.5" Diam.

  • Tweneboah wood, goat hide, iron, cotton cords
  • Instrument Rating: Advanced/Professional quality, intended for discerning musicians
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africaicon info
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13

From Gilbert, Arizoona USA

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01/20/2021

"Awesome and beautiful"

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This is part of a beautiful set.

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From Gilbert, Arizoona USA

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01/20/2021

"Birthday Gift"

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I purchased all three of the figurines produced by this artist as a set for my sons 52nd birthday.

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12/21/2020

"Perfect for the man-cave!"

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Beautiful work of art! My son-in-law loved it!

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03/05/2020

"more details than expected"

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James my husband loved it.

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10/04/2018

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12/19/2017

"Kpanlogo Drummer"

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Gorgeous piece. Exceeded my expectations.

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This artist is currently supporting and providing for the education of their children, grandchildren, or children in their community, whether it be at the primary, secondary, or university level.

This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.

Lawrence Kattah has received 2 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $200 and the most recent for $250.

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.

This artist supports children under the age of 18.

 
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