Gourd - Half Calabash XXXL
These Half Calabash XXXL are imported from Niger in West Africa - Everyone’s favourite latest percussive boom box!
Thick walls for extra sound resonance, deep bass tones and long-lasting performance.
Also, an ideal choice for crafting Koras.
These dried and hollowed gourds, commonly referred to as calabashes, originate from Ghana and serve a multitude of purposes, from musical instruments to everyday household tools.
In the realm of music, they play an integral role in crafting instruments such as the Bolon, Donso Ngoni, Kora, Soku, and Djidunun (water drums).
The size XXXL is chosen by most professional percussionists for playing and recording uses.The XXXL calabash also have extra surface area, making find the “sweet spot” a little easier.
As a rule, big hands are suited to bigger calabash.
Size: XXXL: 49cm+
The bowl is amazing. You can hold it with both hands and it fits perfect.