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Artisan Crafted Authentic African Mini Djembe Drum

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SKU: 288907
Carved in low relief, creamy waves flow gracefully around the base of a mini djembe drum in rich cordovan brown. Christopher Nyasafo sculpts the drum from tweneboa wood. The goatskin head is affixed by iron rings wrapped in cotton, and black nylon cords tighten the drumhead. The djembe originated in Benin, where it is used in traditional ceremonies and voodoo rituals; today it appears in reggae groups the world over.
  • Tweneboa wood, goatskin, iron rings, nylon cord
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Instrument Rating: Decorative quality, intended only as a conversation piece
  • 1.96 lbs
  • 10 inches H x 6.8 inches Diam.
  • Made in Ghana

Meet the Artist

Christopher Nyasafo