Hand-crafted wooden drum with a long handle shaped like the 3-sided Phurba Dagger, which signifies stability and the overcoming of obstacles. The rattle sound is caused by sacred Rudraksha Seeds from the Rudraksha tree, said to be the tears of Shiva. Drum is approx. 24 inches in length. Comes with beater. Regular price: $350.
Story Tellers Drum (Square Frame Drum) from Morocco
Crafted by the Berbers (Imazighen) of North Africa, this square frame drum is great for keeping rhythm without being too loud in a storytelling session. It is traditionally held in front of the chest and tapped with the fingers. Natural skin and hand painted, each drum is different. Handy for travelling. Size 5″x5″ Reg. price $39.95 Sale $35.
is a terracotta drum that dates back to the Mayan civilization. The prototype is over 2000 years old. It's a horizontal drum with 2 openings, one covered with leather. The kayum can rest on the forearm while the free hand plays the rhythm. It can also be played with one hand while the other hand moves across the open hole to change the pitch, or it can be used as a water drum. Approx. 10" long and 4.5" high. Made in Mexico. $129.