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Wood djembe drum, "Elephant Beat"

The musical traditions of West Africa inspire Salihu Ibrahim in the colorful... more

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The musical traditions of West Africa inspire Salihu Ibrahim in the colorful design of this djembe drum. Its name comes from the Malian language meaning "come together." This is one of the few types of drums played throughout the different West African communities, which tend to restrict the use of musical instruments to their own group. Ibrahim carves the djembe's goblet shape from tweneboa wood and details it with an elephant walking in the savannah. It features a goatskin drumhead that is played with the hands.

  • 11.42 kgs
  • 25.2 lbs
  • 64 cm H x 34 cm W x 34 cm D
  • 25" H x 13.5" W x 13.5" D

  • Tweneboa wood, goatskin and nylon cords
  • Instrument Rating: Beginner quality, intended for casual use
  • Clean with a soft, dry cloth
  • Free Gift Wrap? No
  • Premium Gift Wrap? No
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africa
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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Salihu Ibrahim has received 9 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $1250 and the most recent for $5000. Proceeds were used to expand his workshop by hiring additional carvers.

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

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 has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.

This artist supports children under the age of 18.

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31 Testimonials for Salihu Ibrahim

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I gasped when I opened the box to find this River Goddess Mask. It is even more beautiful than in the picture! The craftsmanship is very fine, and the overall effect is stunning. Gorgeous work!!
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Richard

This mask was exactly what I was expecting in quality and beauty. Great craftsmanship.
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Jane Jarboe

This intriguing and beautiful mask is a proud addition to our home.
 
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