Enrich your home with the beauty of music by incorporating this traditional West African design. The Ghanaian Balaphone Percussion Xylophone is handcrafted for both decorative and functional purposes and will add sentiment to your home.
Created by master Ghanaian balaphone craftspeople, each small balaphon includes six or eight wooden notes and calabash gourd resonators of decreasing size. The entire piece is lashed with strips of goatskin and mallets are included. Musicians will find this instrument appealing both in sound and in hold, while for the rest it makes a beautiful addition to your decor setting. From Africa by Swahili.
Material: Wood, goat hide, calabash gourds.
6 Note: 20" L x 12" W x 10" H
8 Note: 24" L x 12" W x 10" H
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