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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!

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Nazca Design Hand Drum Small

Nazca Design Hand Drum Small

PD2

£5.30

 

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
Glyphs vary
Origin: Peru

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Nazca Design Hand Drum Medium

Nazca Design Hand Drum Medium

PD1

£6.50

 

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
Glyphs vary
Origin: Peru

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Mayan Hand Drum

Mayan Hand Drum

GU055

£8.50

 

Great sounding hand drum made with a pyrography etched wooden handle and stitched goat skin head, hand decorated with one of two mayan designs.

Approx: 6cm head ∅, 22cm long
Origin: Guatemala

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Mayan Style Hand Drum

Mayan Style Hand Drum

BA890

£4.20

 

This great sounding, noisy hand drum is decorated with a traditional Maya figure. 

Origin: Indonesia

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Basic Hand Drum

Basic Hand Drum

BD43

£3.85

 

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
Origin: Indonesia

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Giraffe Hand Drum

Giraffe Hand Drum

BD38

£4.20

 

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
Origin: Indonesia

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Storytime Hand Drum

Storytime Hand Drum

BD45

£4.45

 

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.

Origin: Indonesia

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Coconut Hand Drum

Coconut Hand Drum

BD42

£7.20

 

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
Origin: Indonesia

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Damru

Damru

ID40

£6.25

 

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
Origin: India

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Handle Damru

Handle Damru

IN101

£10.80

 

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
Origin: India

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