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Wood and brass khim, 'White Butterfly' - Wood and brass khim Curate

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White Butterfly Wood and brass khim

Jeerasak Iverse crafts an exceptional khim from jackfruit wood. As beautiful as... more

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Jeerasak Iverse crafts an exceptional khim from jackfruit wood. As beautiful as it is melodic, this instrument takes its name from its shape; kang moo means "square" or "trapezoid." Devas (Thai angels) adorn the piece.

Similar to the dulcimer, the khim features 42 bronze strings. It is played by striking them with rubber-tipped bamboo rods.

"This is an elegant musical instrument," Iverse confides. "Its sound flies from the musician's heart like a butterfly."

The khim includes playing sticks, a wooden stand and carrying case. Additional strings and a tuning fork are also included.

  • 10.12 kgs
  • 22.3 lbs
  • Case: 40 cm H x 94 cm W x 15.5 cm D
  • Case: 15.75" H x 37" W x 6" D
  • Khim: 10 cm H x 85 cm W x 31.5 cm D
  • Khim: 3.9" H x 33.5" W x 12.5" D
  • Stand (assembled): 20 cm H x 85 cm W x 31.5 cm D
  • Stand (assembled): 7.75" H x 33.5" W x 12.5" D

  • Lacquered jackfruit wood and brass
  • Carrying case included
  • Mallet(s) included
  • Includes tuning key
  • Instrument Rating: Beginner quality, intended for casual use
  • Clean with a soft, dry cloth
  • Free Gift Wrap? No
  • Premium Gift Wrap? No
  • Made in Thailand.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Thailand
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"Fun to Play"

It is well made and appropriate for a beginner in music. It also is a nice piece of furniture and people enjoy looking at it, as well as trying to play it. For me, it's a wonderful memory of my visit to SE Asia.

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