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Yes its upon us again and hopefully third times a charm and we do it right this time. During Lockdown as in the previous two we will still be trading online. We will be posting orders out on a Tues and Friday to limit our time out and about, local deliveries will be done on the same days. Stay safe out there and we'll meet at the other end. Richard and Julie.

Thumb Piano: aka Marimba, Kalimba, Mbira, Lamellophone. 7 Notes, Made from a Real Coconut! Fair Trade and Fun, Sustainable

£9.99 Incl. VAT

Thumb Piano: aka Marimba, Kalimba, Mbira, Lamellophone

  • Great fun for children aged 3 to 103!
  • Upcycled and highly sustainable
  • Made and decorated by hand
  • Fair trade, ethically produced

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Thumb Piano: aka Parimba, Kalimba, Mbira, Lamellophone

Decorated with various raised painted dots, approx. 16cm diameter made from wood, metal and coconut shell

These karimbas are incredibly popular with children of all ages! Ideal when entertaining groups of kids and a brilliant way to get them off their electronic gizmos! Used in schools for music lessons they are our best selling musical instrument

Bali cooking uses a lot of coconut resulting in a great number of empty coconut shells. These are collected and upcycled by skilled artisans to give us these beautiful and incredibly fun karimbas

Part of the appeal of this item is its hand-made nature and it is crafted in the traditional way. The design on painted items may vary from the pictured item. Made from natural products please allow for minor imperfections in the materials. This adds to its authenticity, ensuring you have a genuine handcrafted item and NOT a generic, factory-manufactured product.

Kalimbas are a type of lamellophone

Size: Approx. 16cm diameter

Material: Coconut, wood, metal

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

Origin: Bali

Credentials: Fair trade, upcycled, sustainable, ethical, eco-friendly

Near & Fair is a member of the British Association for Fair Trade Shops and Suppliers, so you can be confident that the people who made this item were not exploited in any way and the environment was respected.

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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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