Guinea Series Dun Shells – Nimba
Golden hardwood shells with traditional Nimba carvings
Nimba represents the mother of fertility, protector of pregnant women, and presides over all agricultural ceremonies.
Country: Guinea // Wood: Melina
Dununba… Diameter: 16″ // Height: 71cm // Weight: 9.8kg
Sangban… Diameter: 12.75″ // Height: 60.5cm // Weight: 4.9kg
Kenkeni… Diameter: 10.25″ // Height: 55cm // Weight: 3.5kg
About the shells
Melina, also known as bois de blanc, is a golden hardwood from West Africa. It’s density produces all the rich sounds you’d expect in a hardwood with a balance of lighter weight.