Wood djembe drum, 'Elephant Beat' - Wood djembe drum Curate

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Elephant Beat Wood djembe drum

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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Salihu Ibrahim

Meet the Artist
Salihu Ibrahim

Hand-carved wood masks and sculptures

West Africa
32 artist reviews

32 Testimonials for Salihu Ibrahim


Doral, FL

Every little detail in the mask I received helps to tell the story behind it!


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!!


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