Siesta / Music Shakers

We stock a wide selection of hand shakers from around the world. From Bali we have a great choice of round and egg shaped shakers, seed based percussion and tambourines. From India, a selection of traditional shakers and from Kenya a few great sounding Kyambas.

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Wooden Egg Shaker

Wooden Egg Shaker

BS12

£2.80

 

Simple but attractive wooden egg shaker filled with tiny little beads for an extremely crisp sound. Fits beautifully in the hand making it perfect for jumping around with.

Approx: 5cm ∅ × 7cm
Origin: Indonesia

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Tie Dyed Egg Shaker

Tie Dyed Egg Shaker

BS85

£3.60

 

These simple but attractive wooden egg shakers each have a colourful tie dye marbled patterning. Fits snugly in the hand and makes a fantastic crisp sound.

Approx: 7cm
Sold Singly
Origin: Indonesia

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Painted Egg Shaker

Painted Egg Shaker

BS83A

£6

 

These brilliant egg shakers have a fantastic, crisp sound and each features wonderful handpainted decoration.

Approx: 8cm High
Origin: Indonesia

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Painted Ball Shaker

Painted Ball Shaker

BS89

£4

 

Simple percussive round ball shaker, with dot painted design that will vary from item to item. Contains small beads that produce a high pitched 'cha cha' sound. Fits neatly in the palm of the hand.

Approx: 7cm ∅
Origin: Indonesia

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Cube Shaker

Cube Shaker

IS26

£5.40

 

This wonderfully tactile shaker produces a rather loud sound for its small stature. The rounded sides of this Indian shaker are made from coconut shell.

Approx: 7cm³
Origin: India

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Dragon Ball - Small Shaky

Dragon Ball - Small Shaky

BS86

£6

 

Simple decorative percussion instrument this wooden ball is filled full of small beads and produces a crisp "chichi" sound.

Approx: 7cm ∅
Origin: Indonesia

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Mini Coconut Shakers

Mini Coconut Shakers

IN064

£10

 

Sold as a pair, these small sized coconut shakers give out a wonderfully bright sound which can be altered by adjusting the shaker's position in the hand.

Origin: India

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Small Coco Hammer Shakers

Small Coco Hammer Shakers

IN103

£7.20

 

This great little pair of Indian instruments are made using coconut shell for the hammer heads and solid wood for the body. Brilliant sounds and very versatile!

Sold as a pair.
Approx: 11cm × 5cm × 3cm
Origin: India

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Large Coconut Shakers with Handle

Large Coconut Shakers with Handle

IN063

£12.60

 

This pair of excellent, crisp sounding shakers are handmade in India using polished coconut shells. Fantastic sound with a great tactile finish.

Origin: India

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Caxixi Straw Shaker

Caxixi Straw Shaker

BS16

£9.50

 

Our caxixi shakers are made by filling a woven rattan basket with seeds and attaching a smooth coconut plate to the bottom. These versatile shakers are then played by either shaking them on their sides so that the seeds hit the basket for a soft sound or vertically, up and down, so that the seeds hit the coconut plate for a harder, almost metallic sound.

Approx: 16cm
Origin: Indonesia

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Double Caxixi Straw Shaker

Double Caxixi Straw Shaker

BS17

£13.20

 

Our double caxixi shakers are made by filling two woven rattan baskets with seeds and attaching a smooth coconut plates to their bottoms. These versatile shakers are then played by either shaking them on their sides so that the seeds hit the basket for a soft sound or vertically, up and down, so that the seeds hit the coconut plate for a harder, almost metallic sound.

Approx: 18cm
Origin: Indonesia

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Stringed Seed Shaker

Stringed Seed Shaker

BS15

£8.40

 

These amazing shakers are made from large seed husks that are a by product from Indonesian cuisine. The seeds are suspended on a chunky twine loop. The seed husks make a lovely full crunchy noise when shaken.

Approx: 15cm × 20cm
Origin: Indonesia

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Wrist / Ankle Seed Shaker

Wrist / Ankle Seed Shaker

BS75

£6.85

 

These great shakers are made from large hollow seeds fixed onto a ring of beaded elastic. The seeds can be worn on the wrist or ankles and are perfect for wearing whilst dancing, adding extra definition to the accompanying music.

Approx: 13cm
Origin: Indonesia

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Seed Shaker with Handle

Seed Shaker with Handle

BS14

£8.40

 

This large upcycled shaker is made from seed husks left over from Indonesian cuisine! The seeds are suspended on chunky twine and attached to a sturdy bamboo handle. The bamboo handle is then finished with a 'burnt etching' design. Makes a lovely full crunchy noise when shaken.

Seeds used may vary.

Approx: 14cm × 25cm
Origin: Indonesia

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Bamboo Güiro and Shaker

Bamboo Güiro and Shaker

BS5

£4.80

 

This item has been designed to provide two instruments for the price of one. Firstly, the bamboo tube is filled with small stones to create an excellent shaker. Secondly, the bamboo has been hand carved into shallow ridges to make a great sounding guiro.

Approx: 6cm ∅ × 25cm
Origin: Indonesia

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Stick Kyamba Shaker

Stick Kyamba Shaker

KS11

£4.80

 

These rustic Kenyan shakers are made using a simple wood and straw frame construction. They are versatile shakers and can produce different sounds by changing the direction of playing. One way creates a short, gentle sound with little sustain and the other produces a louder, longer sound.

Approx: 11cm × 25cm
Origin: Kenya

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Kenyan Kyamba

Kenyan Kyamba

KS8

£9.25

 

These traditional African shakers scrapers are made using basic materials to produce a great sound. Used in Kenyan dances, they have hand grips on either side and can create a variety of sounds by changing the style and direction of shaking.

Approx: 15cm × 23cm × 2cm
Origin: Kenya

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Straw Star Shaker

Straw Star Shaker

BS19A

£2.40

 

These fascinating shakers are cleverly made from strips of flat straw woven together to form these amazing, three headed shakers. Each head is filled with gravel and the shaker produce a subtly pleasing, gentle sound.

 

Approx: 10cm × 20cm
Colours vary
Origin: Indonesia

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Kelele Shaker

Kelele Shaker

BS51

£6.60

 

Named after the Swahili word for noise, kelele shakers are made with a simple, gravel filled wooden barrel on a stick. They make a highly effective rattle and they produce a wonderfully crisp, high pitched "cha-cha" sound.

Approx: 6cm ∅ × 21cm
Origin: Indonesia

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Rakatak

Rakatak

BS94

£6.60

 

Wonderfully clackerty percussive instrument from Indonesia. These simple angled shakers have progressively sized coconut 'coins' that make a great loud noise when they come in contact with each other. Great for adding rustic, natural textures to percussion sections.

Approx: 15cm × 25cm
Origin: Indonesia

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