High quality tribal carved mahogany wood djembe drum 60cm tall
TUNED FREE OF CHARGE BEFORE DELIVERY TO YOU
Great sounding drum with deep bass & crisp edge tones.
Shell: Made from “one piece” of plantation grown, kiln dried mahogany wood for strength & durability.
Skin: Natural (unbleached) goat skin. Please note varying colour tones to natural skin is a normal occurrence and not a flaw (ie the skin is not white and has different shades of colour).
Rope: Strung with 21 tension points of 6mm heavy duty, high tensile nylon-core rope, for endless playable durability.
Rubber Base: to protect your djembe base from chipping
Lateral groove internal carving: the interior wall of the drum cone has been hand carved with lateral groove surface carvings that can be seen as a spiral pattern inside the drum cone. The grooves help to reduce overtones while increasing airflow within the drum to produce superior bass and sharper slap tones.
3 metal ring system.
Hand carved tribal elephant carving all around the head and drum cone.
Purchased direct from professional drum makers from the Tegalalang region of Bali Indonesia.
Note: As this is a hand carved item, carving will vary slightly drum to drum. Drum string colour may also vary.
approx: height 60cm x width 33cm
drum head approx: 28-30cm
weight approx: 6-7kg
Note: dimensions are approximate and may vary 1-2 cm
What to look for when purchasing a djembe drum
Always check that your djembe is tuned for you, otherwise you may be purchasing a flat sounding drum.
Check the drum is made from one solid piece of mahogany wood. Inferior two piece drums have a thin straight cone, a smaller piece of wood which is glued into the head and are prone to breaking into two pieces.
Avoid low quality drums strung with cheap shoe string instead of rope, as shoe string breaks. Shoe string is easy to spot, its very thin and isn’t usually strung with as many tension points as other high quality drums.
Check that the skin is natural and not bleached, as the bleaching process increases the risk of splitting. Bleached skins are bright white and don’t have varying shades in them.
For further information, please don’t hesitate to contact us. We will be happy to answer you within 24 hours during weekdays.
If you are not completely satisfied with your item, please contact us to return your item within 7 days. Item must be returned in original condition and packaging. No refund on shipping.
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