Our Ivory Coast djembe is custom carved to our specifications outside of Bamako, and imported by Djembe Direct. This 13" Paragon is standard full-size for most adult men, if not slightly oversize, suited for students and advanced drummers ages 14 and up. Our highly-experienced carver uses traditional methods to create a professional quality shell using solid Iroko wood. The proportions are exact, the shell is of uniform thickness, the bowl is rounded inside and out, and the bearing edge is gently curved for optimal sound quality. Our Ivory Coast djembes are among the best djembes being exported from the country without a doubt. By many importer's standards, this djembe would be Professional grade. This drum is covered by our complete satisfaction , money back guarantee. (World Percussion USA is the ONLY authorized seller of Africa Heartwood Project instruments on this marketplace. All other sellers claiming above to also sell this item as described are not honest sellers, so proceed with caution.)
- After import from Africa, each instrument is cleaned, inspected, tuned, and played individually to check sound and quality.
- Warm, full bass sound, strong open tones, and clean, crisp, high slaps - right out of the box.
- Excellent sound quality from solid handcarved wood shell and natural West African goat skin.
- Hand crafted in Africa by village cultural artisans supported by the non-profit Africa Heartwood Project .
- World Percussion USA is the only authorized seller of Africa Heartwood Project instruments on this marketplace. All other sellers of this item are NOT selling the product described in this listing!