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Wood Mini Djembe Drum with Wave Motifs from Ghana, "Musical Eights"

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By Ghanaian artisan Ernestina Oppong Asante, this mini djembe drum is sure to make a charming and enjoyable addition to your home decor. Originating in West Africa, djembe drums are traditionally used for voodoo rituals, but over time have been incorporated into the musical traditions of surrounding areas. The small drum is handcrafted of tweneboa wood, etched with intricate wave motifs that resemble the number eight. A leather drum head and polyester cord completes the drum.

  • 1.01 kgs
  • 2.2 lbs
  • 17.5 cm H x 14 cm W x 17.5 cm D
  • 7" H x 5.5" W x 7" D

  • Tweneboa wood, leather, polyester cord
  • Instrument Rating: Beginner quality, intended for casual use
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africaicon info
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Reviews by Customers

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Total reviews

21

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07/12/2020

"Birthday gift"

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This was a gift and the person loves it.

Best Uses

  • Decoration

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Verified Reviewer

10/28/2019

"This is used at my NonProfit -African Djembe.org"

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We at the AfricanDjembe.org love and cherish this product used as one of the first to teach our children of African and Indigenous descent about the history of African Drums. Founder & CEO Safiyyah R. Muhammad african djembe.org@gmail.com

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10/16/2019

"Highest quality, unique, very functional"

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I ADORE this chair. I use it as my resting chair in my living room (Im tiny), yet also put it out in the garden during the summer (tho I would not leave it out in the sun or rain, of course) . Dont leave this beauty in your cart or someone will get it. Someone spent a great deal of time carefully carving and polishing this and it shows!! PLEASE, PLEASE make an adult version of this chair. I would certainly buy it.

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10/10/2019

"This will make a fine addition to my sons collect"

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A finely made mask of sense wood. Beautifully painted and a lovely addition to my sons collection.

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06/08/2019

"Adinkra I Wall Art"

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The adinkra threadwork picture is beautiful with brilliant colors. The threading is flawless.

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Verified Reviewer

04/24/2019

"Cherished heirlooms"

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Beautiful mask, very different looks great with my other masks

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Ernestina supports and provides for her grandchildren's education.

Ernestina Oppong Asante has received 9 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $1600 and the most recent for $800. Proceeds were used to invest in the purchase of wood and paints, as well as leather for the drums.

This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.

The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.

Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.

 
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