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Cabassa: Beaded Gourd Shaker, African Instrument, Fair Trade, Sustainable, Ethical. 14 x 30cm (average)

£16.00 Incl. VAT


  • Made by hand
  • African instrument
  • Soothing sound
  • Made on a fair trade basis
  • Sustainable

In stock


This cabassa is a beaded shaker made from a gourd covered with a whole net of beads. This African instrument is used both by shaking and by rubbing the beads against gourd

Gourds are the fruits of some members of the curcubitaceae plants (the family of plants that include pumpkins and butternut squash), and are a highly sustainable resource

Average Size: 14 x 30cm

Materials: Gourd, net, beads

Origin: Ghana

Credentials: Sustainable materials, made on a fair trade basis

See our full range of ethically sourced musical instruments. All ethically sourced, of course! 

You are welcome to visit our fair trade shop in Hull to view our full range of gifts, clothing and groceries.

We are based in Trinity Market Arcade, Trinity House Lane, Hull, HU1 2JH. (We are nearest the Market Place/Lowgate entrance which is opposite Liberty Lane. The nearest carpark is King William House multi-storey.)

Our usual opening hours are 9:30am-4pm, Tuesday to Saturday. Feel free to check before setting off. Additional hours, or any other changes are advertised on Facebook and Instagram



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