Leather Instruments(41 items)
Welcome to the Leather Instrument Collection at NOVICA.
Christopher Nyasafo African masks, wood sculptures and djembe drums
"My favorite thing about this craft is making people happy with my creations."
"The years I've been working with you have been my best years ever. I have seen a lot of marvelous changes in terms of my designing, finances and family life. Family-wise, I have been able to cater for my own children's education to the Tertiary level, as well as the... read more
Popular Leather Instruments
Authentic African Mini Djembe Drum Crafted by Hand, "African Aubergine"$79.99
Carved in low relief, creamy triangles embrace the purple base of a mini djembe drum. Christopher Nyasafo sculpts the drum from tweneboa wood. The goatskin head is affixed by iron rings wrapped in cotton, and black nylon cords tighten the drumhead. The djembe originated in Benin, where it is used in traditional ceremonies and voodoo rituals; today it appears in reggae groups the world over.
Wood Djembe Drum with Eye Motifs from Ghana, "Musical Eyes"$84.99
By Ghanaian artisan Ernestina Oppong Asante, this 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 drum is handcrafted of tweneboa wood, etched with watchful eye motifs. A leather head and polyester cord completes the drum.
Turtle-Themed Mahogany Mini Djembe Drum from Bali, "Turtle Beat"$39.99
The perfect home accessory for simple decor or for playing entrancing beats, this mini djembe drum is handcrafted of mahogany by Balinese artisans. Trisna Dewi presents the drum, featuring the relief image of sea turtles that encircles the bottom. A leather head completes the drum, accentuated with colorful nylon cord.
Handcrafted Tweneboa Wood Bongo Drum from Ghana, "Dramatic"$94.99
Enjoy the feel of a West African beat as you play this bold-looking bongo drum. Presented by Ghanaian artisan Mary Charity Owusu, the bongo is hand-carved out of tweneboa wood and covered with a goatskin head. Red and black cotton cord and a dramatic block pattern decorate the professionally tuned drum, which features a convenient carrying strap.