The frikywa (pronounced free-kee-wah) thumb bell is a small hand held percussive bell, hand forged from recycled iron in Ghana.
Also known as African castanets, they are often played by roving dunun players or in pairs as an accompaniment. The volume can be controlled by cupping the bell more tightly into the palm and dampening the resonance. These bells make great learning tools for exercises involving time marking and keeping the pulse.
Approximate Dimensions (L x W x H): 80mm x 50mm x 50mm
Please note sold as singles; picture for reference only.