Your purchase directly helps a young childs education in rural India!
By purchasing from The Great Indian Bazaar, a portion of your purchase amount is used to support the basic education of the Artisans young children, as well as the development of the arts and crafts industry in Rural India.
This industry is highly labor intensive, cottage based and decentralized – what it needs is Global Awareness, Strategy and Innovation – and that is what we are here to achieve.
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- ✅ SIZE – 9.8 Inches (L) x 5.9 (Diameter) Inches. The surface of the Indian Folk Drum, made from leather, allows a combination of bass and treble with rhythmic high and low pitches. The shell is made from Wood, sourced from Authorized Government Channels to ensure sustainability of the environment, as well as livelihood of the Artisans
- ✅ HOW TO USE – Very simply, just use the rope to hang the Drum set around your neck, and use both your left, and right hands to gently bang either side of the drum, to create the intended rhythmic sounds the drum is meant for. The drum can be tuned by adjusting the rope wrapped around the drum by pulling it closer to, or away from the center of the wooden portion of the drum
- ✅ TRADITION – It is widely used in classical dance. Indian children sing and dance to it during pre-wedding festivities. It is often used in Indian film music, and the local Indian folk music of Jamaica, Suriname, Guyana, Caribbean, South Africa, Mauritius, and Trinidad and Tobago, where it was brought by indentured immigrants. In the Fiji Islands the dholak is widely used for Indian folk music, bhajan and kirtan. It is mostly used in India
- ✅ GREAT GIFT IDEA – Each piece is unique and comes right from the heartland of India, that is its villages. Use this piece of history and folk culture to decorate your home, or gift to anyone so inclined
- ✅ YOUR PRODUCT IS SAFE – The product is packed securely & safely and then exported directly to the Amazon Fulfillment Centers in the US, and fulfilled using the quickest and safest logistics partners, while being covered by the Amazon returns, refunds & replacement policy