Africa Heartwood Project djembes are hand-carved expreienced drum makers in West Africa. The Classical djembes are specially crafted with sound quality and playability in mind, with additional attention give to aesthetics. The 9X18 inch size is a small size version of the real thing, capable of producing a full range of djembe sounds with surprisingly great volume and depth. Size is suitable for most 5-8 year old children, but is also great for backpacking and as a substitute for a bongo. Check out the sound clips to hear these drums tuned regular (high pitch) and low - you will be amazed! All Classical Heartwood djembes are backed up by our satisfaction guarantee. Purchase with confidence, knowing each djembe is always individually inspected and tested before shipping.
Decorative carvings in the base typically consist of tasteful geometric patterns, similar to those shown in the photos above.