Ghana Wasembe Rattle / Shaker

The wasembe (wah-SEM-bay) rattle creates a very loud, high pitch, striking sound when the gourd slices clack together.



SKU: WAS

Availability: In stock

$14.95
$14.95

Details

Details

The wasembe (wah-SEM-bay) rattle creates a very loud, high pitch, striking sound when the gourd slices clack together. Versions of this instrument exist all throughout Africa, known by different names, including ratatak, telewasa, and wasaumba. It is played with quick downward motions, causing the gourd slices to move up and down the connector stick.

This instrument features:

  • 10-12" tall sold Odum wood handle and connector
  • About 5 pairs of tried calabsh
  • Handcrafted using natural materials in Ghana
  • As a handmade product exact appearance may vary from photos

Additional Info

Additional Info

SKU WAS
Material Wood/Gourd
Dimensions +/- 7"X12"
Country of Origin Ghana

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