Double Gourd Drum, Peru

This fabulous little gourd drum will delight both children and adults with it's great sound and handcrafted beauty.  It is made by skilled artisans in Peru out of goat skin, and is adorned with a geometric motif achieved by traditional burning techniques. Each drum is double sided and comes with a stick for playing.

Measures approximately 4.5" - 5" in diameter.  

ABOUT THE ARTISANS

This drum was handmade by artisans in fair trade cooperatives in impoverished areas of Peru.  The craftspeople employ age-old techniques that have been passed down from generation to generation.  The artisans not only receive fair wages, but are learning marketing and other business skills which are helping them become self-sufficient.


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