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Wood Quena Flute Wind Instrument, "Peace Flute"

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Dionisio Quilla crafts a beautiful quena flute, an instrument dating to the Inca... more

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Dionisio Quilla crafts a beautiful quena flute, an instrument dating to the Inca Empire. Quena means "many-holed object" in the Quechua language. It is said to have entranced birds to soar above its player, which may be no wonder given that early versions the quena were fashioned from condor bone. Quilla crafts this piece from diablo fuerte or yellow wood and paints it by hand. It includes a bright fabric carrying case.

  • 80 grams
  • 0.2 lbs
  • 37 cm H x 2.8 cm Diam.
  • 14.5" H x 1.1" Diam.

  • Diablo fuerte wood, acrylic case
  • Carrying case included
  • Instrument Rating: Beginner quality, intended for casual use
  • Made in Peru.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Andesicon info
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  • Premium Gift Wrap? No

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10

Verified Reviewer

12/05/2019

"Homemade Music"

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Each year at Christmas I look at the NOVICA catalog for gifts especially from Peru. I have no idea yet how this flute sounds BUT it looks elegant and hand made just the kind of gift I love to give.

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Peace Flute, Wood Quena Flute Wind Instrument

Verified Reviewer

06/19/2019

"Nice Quena"

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This is a really nice quena. Nice tone! And better than similar flutes twice the price. Gracias Dionisio!

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Peace Flute, Wood Quena Flute Wind Instrument

Verified Reviewer

12/30/2018

"Put to use out of the box!"

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This flute was a gift to our son who isnt inhibited to try playing any musical instrument-the Christmas wrapping hadnt been picked up and he was getting familiar with his new instrument.

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Peace Flute, Wood Quena Flute Wind Instrument

Verified Reviewer

05/14/2020

"Just what I wanted"

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I ve been haunted by the sounds of the pan flute ever since I came back from a trip to the Andes. I hope I will be able to do justice to this beautiful instrument. It s masterfully constructed and has a lovely sound even though I m still learning how to play.

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From Portage, MI

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05/10/2020

"Excellent"

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Beautifully made and very sound

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Verified Reviewer

10/05/2019

"Very good."

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Now I am studying how to make sound.

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Dionisio Quilla has received a $400 microcredit loan with 0% interest. Proceeds were used to purchase the materials he needs to increase production, such as wood and bamboo.

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

Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.

This artist is an elder master and continues to actively practice their craft.

 
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