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This gourd shaker is traditionally known as the axatse (ah-HOT-say) in Ghana, and is also known more generically as a shekere (SHEH-kuh-ray). Each dry, hollow calabash is hand selected for thickness and proportion, then dressed with a lattice work of Jobs Tear Seeds. The axatse can be played like a maraca, by gently tugging on the blue rope ends, by swirling or twisting the seed net, or with more intricate double handed techniques. The axatse differs from the Afro-Cuban shekere in that it is smaller and does not produce a bass note when the top of the gourd is struck. All African Heartwood Project axatse are covered by our warranty, and feature:

  • Strong gourd body and handle, hollow and dried
  • Whole natural seed beads intricately labrynthed in web of bright blue string
  • Rubber strip at the neck keeps seeds and string from coming loose or sliding up the gourd
  • Handle on gourd for easy handling and full control
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Item#:
AXA4
Warranty:
30 Day
Dimensions:
+/- 4" X 7-9"
Country of Origin:
Ghana
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