is a native drum from West Africa. For this I import
raw drum shells from West Africa and hand finish them in my shop.
The shells are exotic native woods. I then install a goatskin
on the drum with a three ring system. The extra ring lends
and also makes it possible to let the hair show on the outside of the
along with a decorative top ring and the ropework. The drums are
then strung in the traditional fashion using a strong non-stretch rope
such as accessory, or rock climbing cord.
These drums are imported directly from Ghana, Senegal, and Guinea.
The drums from Ghana are made from a very light weight wood called Banti and are easy to carry.
The Senegalese drums are made from a much heavier wood. The Senegalese drums have carved bases with various captions and inlays of bone or Cowry shells. They are very attractive.
Guinea are also nicely carved. Most of these drums have
Sizes and designs vary with each shipment, so call for the latest info.
These drums are imported from Pakistan and are strung in traditional fashion. They are not hand carved as are the ones above but are assembled from two separate pieces of Rosewood bonded together to form the traditional Djembe shape. These drums use a two ring top system and are strung in the traditional fashion.