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A small selection of musical instruments to help create a wealth of sound effects. This section features the ever popular honky horns, mixed animal noises, clever thunder shakers and a myriad of other strange sounds and noises.

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Dot Thunderer

Dot Thunderer

BX46

£6.40

 

This budget version of our hugely popular thunder shaker range is played by holding the tube section and allowing the metal spring to dangle freely, the instrument is then gently shaken from side to side. This creates a fantastically realistic thunder sound which must be heard to be believed!

Approx: 7cm ∅ × 23cm
Spring: 40cm - Designs vary
Origin: Indonesia

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Thunder Shaker - Small

Thunder Shaker - Small

BX47

£7.10

 

Electrify your ears with one of our most popular sound making devices. The thunder shaker can create a fantastically realistic thunder sound which must be heard to be believed! This Fair Trade instrument is hand made in Bali and is decorated with hand painted storm scenes and colourful dot painting.

Approx: 6cm ∅ × 19cm
Spring: 40cm
Origin: Indonesia

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Thunder Shaker - Large

Thunder Shaker - Large

BX47A

£8.65

 

Electrify your ears with one of our most popular sound making devices. This larger, louder thunder shaker can create a fantastically realistic thunder sound which must be heard to be believed! This Fair Trade instrument is hand made in Bali and is decorated with hand painted storm scenes and colourful dot painting.

Approx: 8cm ∅ × 26cm
Spring: 40cm
Origin: Indonesia

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Coco-Tin Thunderer

Coco-Tin Thunderer

BR28

£3

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Made using a clever combination of an old drinks can and a polished coconut shell, these fantastic thunder shakers are played by holding the tube section and allowing the metal spring to dangle freely. The instrument is then gently shaken from side to side, creating a fantastically realistic thunder sound which must be heard to be believed!

Approx: 9.5cm ∅
52cm long with spring.
Origin: Indonesia

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Boing Thingy

Boing Thingy

BX49

£28.80

 

This oddity was affectionately named for its ability to create an unexpectedly strange, wobbling sound. Properly known as a flexatone, the two knockers beat against the metal sheet to create a sound which you can bend the pitch of by bending the metal.

Approx: 28cm × 9cm
A.K.A Flexitone
Origin: Indonesia

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Small Cactus Rainstick

Small Cactus Rainstick

CS1

£8

 

This attractive rainstick is made from a length of naturally fallen cactus. The spines are pushed back through into the hollow body of the instrument, which is filled with tiny gravel before the ends are sealed. The spines allow for the gravel to trickle slowly down the cactus making a beautiful rain like sound.

Approx: 5cm ∅ × 25cm
This is a natural product and shapes will vary slightly.
Origin: Chile

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Medium Cactus Rainstick

Medium Cactus Rainstick

CS2

£16

 

This attractive rainstick is made from a length of naturally fallen cactus. The spines are pushed back through into the hollow body of the instrument, which is then filled with tiny gravel before the ends are sealed.  The cactus's spines allow for the gravel to trickle slowly down through the obstructions making a beautiful rain like sound.

Approx: 5cm ∅ × 50cm
This is a natural product and shapes will vary slightly.
Origin: Chile

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Large Cactus Rainstick

Large Cactus Rainstick

CS3

£30

 

This larger version of our attractive rainstick is made from a length of naturally fallen cactus. After drying, the spines are pushed back through into the hollow body of the instrument, which is then filled with tiny gravel before the ends are sealed.

Approx: 5cm ∅ × 100cm
This is a natural product and shapes will vary slightly.
Origin: Chile

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Small Bamboo Rainstick

Small Bamboo Rainstick

BS69

£6

 

This budget variation on the traditional rainstick creates a great sound reminiscent of rain falling. The instrument is made using a hollow length of bamboo and features burnt patterning, colourful dot painting and woven rattan ends.

Approx: 5cm ∅ × 30cm
Origin: Indonesia

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Medium Bamboo Rainstick

Medium Bamboo Rainstick

BS66

£14

 

Great rainstick made from a length of hollow bamboo decorated with burnt patterning and a traditional dot painted design. When upturned the instrument recreates the sound of falling rain.

Approx: 5cm ∅ × 60cm
Origin: Indonesia

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Bamboo Bird Whistle

Bamboo Bird Whistle

BBW1

£0.75

 

This is a great whistle for kids and grown-ups alike. The small stick at the bottom controls the amount of air in the whistle and is moved up and down to make changes to the pitch. Ideal for being loud and imitating birds.

Approx: 16cm
Origin: Indonesia

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Wooden Bell

Wooden Bell

IN102

£7.80

 

Loud and easy to play, these wooden bells make for a great item of simple percussion. Held by the smooth wooden handle, these Indian wooden bells are played like a normal bell with the metal clapper striking the two wooden sides.
 

Total height approx: 19cm
Bell approx: 4.5cm ∅
Origin: India

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Duck Whistle

Duck Whistle

BA871

£2.40

 

Remarkable duck sound whislte made from a small section of Bamboo with reed. Each whistle has a hand painted rustic wood carving of a duck stuck to the top. Makes quite a lound sound.

Approx: 3cm × 6cm × 14cm
Colours vary
Origin: Indonesia

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Honky Horn

Honky Horn

IX4

£10

 

Fantastically antiquated looking metal honky horn with tactile rubber squishy bit. Not only does it look the part, the sound is marvellous too. Great for use on your vintage bicycle, as a classic sound effect or for simply clowning around.

Approx: 22cm
Origin: India

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Hooting Owl - Large

Hooting Owl - Large

THB4

£10.20

 

This medium sized hooting owl gives you a load more hoot for your money. Each owl is hand carved from acacia wood and then nicely painted in northern Thailand making each one both a pretty ornament and a noisy instrument.

Approx: 8cm × 6cm × 13cm
Origin: Thailand

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Castanets

Castanets

BX20

£3.60

 

Lovely pair of coconut wood castanets connected by nylon cord. Coconut wood makes a great alternative to using diminishing hardwood and produces a brighter, crisp sound.

Approx: 9cm × 6cm × 3cm
Sold Singly
Origin: Indonesia

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Small Elaborate Dreamchime

Small Elaborate Dreamchime

BX19A

£9.50

 

This small, 15 note dreamchime has been decorated with careful etching to produce a very pretty pattern across the top length of bamboo. It is a great addition anywhere in the home or garden and creates a magical tinkling as the chimes strike together.

Approx: 30cm
15 Chimes
Origin: Indonesia

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Flat Gecko Dreamchime

Flat Gecko Dreamchime

BX10

£9.60

 

The top of this chime is made of a segment of bamboo and is decorated using a technique of burnt etching at either end. In the centre of this is a gecko design made from different colours of sand. A wonderful sounding instrument and a great decorative piece.

Approx 35cm
16 Chimes
Origin: Indonesia

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Medium Elaborate Chime

Medium Elaborate Chime

BX19

£14.40

 

This larger dreamchime has been carefully etched to produce a very pretty pattern across the top length of bamboo. Finished with ornately turned ends, it is a great addition anywhere in the home or garden and produces an enchanting set of jingles.

Approx: 50cm
21 Chimes
Origin: Indonesia

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Swing Whistle

Swing Whistle

BA564

£4.45

 

This bamboo construction is played by rapidly swinging the tube through the air. As the air passes over the end it makes a unique whistling noise. A great noisy instrument everyone can play!

Approx: 2.5cm∅ × 47cm long
Origin: Indonesia

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