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Wood mini djembe drum, 'Little Black' - Petite Black Hand Carved Djembe Drum Curate

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Little Black Petite Black Hand Carved Djembe Drum

Gentle wave-like motifs flow gracefully around the base of this petite djembe... more

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Gentle wave-like motifs flow gracefully around the base of this petite djembe drum by Abubakari Alhassan. The djembe drum originated in Benin, where it is used during voodoo rites, and has been introduced into neighboring countries; it has become indispensable in reggae. Named twene kituwa, which means "small drum" in the Twi language, it is carved of tweneboa wood. The goatskin head is affixed by iron rings wrapped in cotton, and a macramé cord can be slung over the shoulder.

  • 0.43 kgs
  • 0.9 lbs
  • 18.5 cm H x 13.5 cm Diam.
  • 7.25" H x 5.25" Diam.

  • Tweneboa wood, goatskin, cotton, iron, nylon cord
  • Instrument Rating: Decorative quality, intended only as a conversation piece
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africa

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"Small but Nice Handywork"

Small enough to fit between the legs of a hand carved African wooden stool, which allows viewing by others, without the worry of constant handling.

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Added touch to my living room collection
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Explorer and Curator

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"Stylish and Fun"

I purchased this as a gift for someone at Christmas. He loves it. He carried it around all day tapping and patting on the drum. Announcing his arrival into every room. And, yes, this was a grown man.

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Decor and/or Entertainment small drum percussion decor

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  • Occasion: Christmas

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Abubakari Alhassan

Meet the Artist
Abubakari Alhassan

Hand-carved African masks, sculptures and drums

West Africa
9 artist reviews

9 Testimonials for Abubakari Alhassan

sha

san diego, ca, usa

Beautiful, well crafted brekete drum, will buy from this artist again.

Terri

USA

As a gift to a musician friend, I recently purchased a Goji calabash piano. The both of us were extremely impressed with the craftmanship, detail, color and sound of the instrument. Mr. Alhassan is a wonderful artist, and it is a pleasure to eye, the mind and the soul to look at and hear this wonderful instrument. I wish him much success.

Lori

USA

 
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