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Djembe Drum: Choice of 3 Sizes, Made and Decorated by Hand, Fairly Traded

£4.99 Incl. VAT

Djembe Drum

  • Choice of 3 sizes
  • Hand carved and painted
  • Fairly traded



Djembe Drum

Djembe drum with raised dot painted decoration

The djembe drum has a hand-carved body (or shell) of hardwood and a drumhead made of untreated (not limed) rawhide, most commonly made from goatskin. Made and decorated completely by hand by skilled artisans in Bali

Comes with an information leaflet

Available in three sizes

Item may not be exactly as shown in the pictures due to the hand-made nature of this item

Size: Choice of 3 sizes – but all what we would class as small 

Measurements: (All measurements are approximate.) Small 12 x 7.5cm, Medium 14 x 9cm and  large 15 x 10cm 

Material: Hardwood body and untreated rawhide skin

Care: Wipe with a soft dry cloth. Store in a cool dry place.

Origin: Bali

Credentials: Fairly traded, sustainable, eco-friendly

A djembe or jembe (/ˈɛmb/ JEM-bay; from Malinke jembe [dʲẽbe][1]) is a rope-tuned skin-covered goblet drum played with bare hands, originally from West Africa. According to the Bambara people in Mali, the name of the djembe comes from the saying “Anke djé, anke bé” which translates to “everyone gather together in peace” and defines the drum’s purpose. In the Bambara language, “djé” is the verb for “gather” and “bé” translates as “peace.”[2] (quoted from Wikipedia)

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