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Buy Kalimba Karimba Sanza Piano Guitar Thumb Turtle Cheap.
Buy Kalimba Karimba Sanza Piano Guitar Thumb Turtle Cheap.
Buy Kalimba Karimba Sanza Piano Guitar Thumb Turtle Cheap.

Karimba / Sanza / Coconut Thumb Piano - Turtle Shape

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Discover the exotic sounds of Karimba!

Dimensions: length 23 x width 18 x height 7cm approximately. Material: coconut, wood and metal. Handcrafted creation imported in compliance with fair trade rules. Slight differences in appearance and colors are possible compared to the model pictured. Contains small parts: not recommended for use by children under 3 years of age.

This musical instrument of African origin can go by many names depending on the country it comes from. Most often, it is called Karimba, Kalimba, Sanza, Mbira, Thumb Piano or Thumb Guitar.

We are pleased to offer you this particularly original model in the shape of a turtle!

The sound box is a beautifully hand-painted half coconut. The keys are metal strips that you just have to slide to tune the instrument.

In addition to being a beautiful and very decorative object, this musical instrument produces a warm sound similar to that of the xylophone, It is played by operating the blades with the thumbs and index fingers.

But where does Karimba come from?

Karimba is native to sub-Saharan Africa and was invented over a thousand years ago.

It is a traditional musical instrument that is very common in several African countries, including Zimbabwe, Zambia, Mozambique and Angola. It is often used in religious ceremonies and healing rituals, as well as to accompany songs and dances.

The karimba consists of a wooden sound box, to which metal slats of different lengths and thicknesses are attached. The musician plays the karimba by pinching the blades with his thumbs and index fingers.

The sound produced by the karimba is soft and melodious, and can be modulated according to the pressure exerted on the blades. Karimba is often used to play traditional African music, but it is also enjoyed in other musical genres, such as jazz.

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Musical instrument of African origin called Karimba, Kalimba, Sanza or Piano or Thumb Guitar. The sound box is made of coconut. Patterns and colors may vary from the model photographed
Dimensions: length 23 x width 18 x height 7cm.
This article may present imperfections and differences in appearance compared to the photographed model, proof of its artisanal origin and its authenticity.
Delivery method
Standard item
Object type
Coconut, Wood, Metal
multicolor, brown / chocolate
Handcrafted and fair
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