The Shekere (shaker) is an important African instrument for the purposes of accompanying the Djembe or any drum circle.
This hand make African Glass Beads. The Shaker is netted with a strong nylon cord and produces a bright, crisp sound. This is the loudest shaker we carry.
This instrument is very versatile and often found in many styles of music. In Africa, it is mainly found in Ghana, Nigeria, Togo, Benin and Sierra Leone.
Constructed from a durable dried and hollowed gourd with a netting of Hand Made African Beads.
These gourds are amazingly durable.
Little care is needed, simply wipe with a slightly damp cloth. No oils or cleaning agents should be used. Do not expose your shekere to long periods of direct sun light or to excessive moisture.
Overall Length: 13 inches
Gourd Diameter: 8 - 10 inches
Weight: 1.5 lbs.
Not pretty but authentic, practical and effective!