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Beautiful Large Ivory Coast Djembe Drum
Large, 15 1/2" x 25 1/2 "

We have been selling off a great shipment of djembes from many different African countries,  Gambia, Ghana, Senegal, and Ivory Coast.    This particular drum is a large Ivory Coast drum.         

This  particular choice natural drum is incredibly beautiful, carved from dark hard wood (Mahogany or ??)  with very subtle carvings around the base.    It has  deep rich tones and sounds fantastic.  This one  has a solid rich tone, and  measures 25 1/2 inches tall and has a 15 1/2  inch diameter head.  
 

The drum is carved then rubbed and stained into a very beautiful piece, then carved with traditional decorations and restained.    The head is Goat Skin and has interesting natural patterns for you to enjoy, with a little fur (hair) on the foldover flap to soften the blows to your hands on long gigs.      The rings are all wrapped and tied beautifully.   A truely beautiful and incredible drum!


Note small blemish an the base, where a branch was probably growing out of the main trunk.  These imperfections are typical on large hardwood drums, and not "filled over" with things that might produce a bad sound or buzz.   

   These Ivory Coast drums normally sell for $100 or $125 more than the Ghana and Gambian drums.   (Due to extra inland Freight and superior craftsmanship)    Retail $325-425   Street price is unknown, not seen often, somewhat rare, probably $250-275


Shipping is by UPS Groundtrak  Insured  for $24.50 anywhere in the Continental US, we will notify you of tracking number  so you can follow it online at the UPS Website.  Add $7 US for shipment to Alaska or Hawaii.   Add $11 to Canada.  Europe shipments add $14    Money order,  credit card, paypal   or similar  bank payment only thank you.    If you are buying this as a gift, you will be sorely tempted to keep it for yourself.       
                                                                                   Enjoy !....


We prefer you  pay by credit card via the paypal website.  If you are not a member yet, you are in luck!   You may get a $5 intro-bonus instead of a toaster if you completely setup and verify your Paypal account.    Even if you are new to paypal you can (without a lot of hassle)  pay immediately now with your credit card and have the drum shipped to you in just a day or so!!


Thanks for the bids and GOOD LUCK !!
(Use "Buy it now" before about Wed gets it to you in time for Xmas with no extra freight.    Air and UPS Red etc all extra charge. )