Siesta / Music Hand Drums
A global range of simple to use, great sounding hand drums. From Bali, our basic pellet rattles, either plain, giraffe, sun patterned or recycled from old drinks cans! From Peru, our Nazca line rattles and from India our fantastic damrus. A favourite of Delhi street vendors attracting a customer!
10 items found
Nazca Design Hand Drum Small
This is a great musical instrument for kids and grown-ups alike. These pretty little drums are hand made in Peru and feature designs inspired by the famous Nazca Lines.
Approx: 5cm ∅ × 16cm
Nazca Design Hand Drum Medium
These, the larger of our two Nazca hand drums, are hand made in Peru and feature designs inspired by the famous Nazca Lines. The Nazca Lines are enormous and mysterious markings located in the Nazca Desert in Peru.
Approx: 8cm ∅ × 19cm
Mayan Style Hand Drum
Great sounding hand drum made with a turned wooden handle, wooden bead strikers and a goat skin head decorated with a traditional Maya figure. These type of stick hand drums are also known as monkey drums, they are easily picked up to play simply by rolling the stick between the palms of your hands in alternate directions to produce a rhythm
Approx: 8cm × 19cm
Basic Hand Drum
Known variously as pellet, monkey or rattle drums, these Balinese made instruments create a fantastic loud sound. The drums are played by vertically placing the handle between the outstretched hands so that the head is above the thumbs. By rubbing the hands together the drum rotates causing the attached beads to quickly strike each face.
Approx. 20cm × 7cm
Giraffe Hand Drum
Inspired by our extremely popular Kenyan hand drum, this item has been hand made in Indonesia and features a smoother turned handle and more distinct giraffe markings.
Approx: 8cm ∅ × 20cm
Storytime Hand Drum
This smaller hand drum is also known as a pellet drum and is often used by street traders in India to attract the attention of potential customers. Sometimes called a monkey drum, this instrument has been decorated with an airbrush painting of a sun or moon.
Coconut Hand Drum
Hand held, half coconut shell drum. Ply or soft wood face with an effective sound that can be modified by adjusting the palm's coverage of the hole. Comes with beater.
Approx: 13cm × 11cm × 6cm
Simple but functional hand drum made in India. These are often used by street vendors to attract the attention of potential customers. The drum is held in its middle and shaken rhythmically, allowing the arms to strike the skin.
Approx: 9cm ∅ × 12cm
These wonderfully simple yet effective hand drums are made in India. These are often used by street vendors to attract the attention of potential customers. This kind of damru is played by rotating the handle rapidly back and forth, allowing the arms to strike the skin.
Handle approx: 19cm long
Drum approx: 7cm × 6cm × 6cm