Calabash Shekere

This netted Calabash Shekere is handmade in Cameroon. The seed beaded hollow gourd (or calabash) can be used as a musical instrument. Made by emptying a gourd then letting the fruit dry for weeks before wrapping it with a net, this instrument is common in West Africa. The shape of the gourd affects the sound of the instrument. This artful piece will bring a great accent in any interior décor. Approximate Dimensions : Height : 18 “ Diameter : 11” Circumference: 27”