Ethnic Instrument for sale - Custom Professional Ivory Coast Djembe

Instrument
Ethnic Instrument listing typeFor Sale
Instrument number42418
Ethnic Instrument listed on19 Jan 2012
Price (US Dollars)$450 or best offer/ incl. shipping
NameWilliam Sullivan
CityBoise
StateID
Postcode / Zip83703

Ethnic Instrument Location: Boise, ID, USA

Description: Ethnic Instrument for sale - Custom Professional Ivory Coast Djembe

Custom Professional Ivory Coast Djembe

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This Custom Professional Ivory Coast Djembe offers a well proportioned Iroko shell with a nice even wet/dry sound response. With additional diamonds this djembe will settle into a semi-dry sound. Strong tones, easy slaps, full bass. Dimensions Drum:

Total Outer Diameter - Including Outer Rings: 14.5in
Wood Bearing Edge Diameter: 12.5in
Total Height: 25.5in
Base Diameter: 8.5in
Carved from one piece of solid Iroko hardwood by skilled cultural artisans using traditional methods.
Wood seasoned and handcarved in Ivory Coast, West Africa, hydrated with lots of karite (shea butter) and coconut oil
Ultra thick goat skin from Mali, wet shaved.
6mm green low-stretch drum rope for the 30 pairs of vertical ropes, first row of tuning started
4mm black drum rope for top loops and bottom loops, single hitch loop pattern on bottom ring
Cotton cloth used to wrap bottom and top rings, including flesh hoop to prevent rust damage to skin
Rope handle installed underneath the verticals gives you a place to attach your strap
All 1/4 in. rings custom fitted very tight, locking in the tension, making sound more even
Ledge carved for bottom ring, keeping tension uniform
Geometric carving style covers lower half of base.

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