Half Calabash

(1 customer review)

AU $40.00AU $130.00

Approximate Sizing
Mini: 24cm-28cm diameter
Small: 29cm-33cm
Medium: 34cm-38cm
Large: 38cm – 42cm
XLarge: 42cm – 45cm
XXLarge: 46 – 48cm
XXXL: 49cm+

As these are natural products, variations in size and shape are expected.

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Known as calabash, these dried and hollowed Ghanaian gourds have a huge range of uses, from instruments to a common household utensil across West Africa.

Instrumentally, they’re used in the construction of Bolon, Donso Ngoni, Kora, Soku, and Djidunun (water drums).

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We recommend using good quality headphones for all our sound grabs – they’re recorded at CD quality for your listening pleasure!

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  1. Sanshi

    I bought a big one and mic up inside to give a fat kick drum sound and tapping sound through the speaker just like sound from Ba Cissoko’s early albums. Fun to play, I cut out circle of thick rubber mat and play on it! Great fun and unique sound, High recommend try put mic inside and play from speaker!

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