Elephant Grass Maracas - Natural - Various Sizes
Elephant Grass Maracas - Natural - Various Sizes
Yolk Design Store

Elephant Grass Maracas - Natural - Various Sizes

$7.00 USD

Origin: Ghana

Size: [Small] 2.5"D x 6"T
[Med] 3.5"D x 7.5"T
[Large] 5"D x 9.5"T

Materials: Elephant grass, dye, calabash gourd

Artisans in the Bolgatanga region of Ghana handcraft these colorful African percussion instruments from stiff elephant grass. A calabash gourd base keeps the rattling beans intact.

Sold singly, with three sizes available. 

***Small variation in pattern and color will occur as each is unique. 

Swahili is a member of the Fair Trade Federation, a group of like-minded companies and organizations that adhere to:

  • providing fair payment to workers in developing nations
  • educating artisans and workers to increase their potential for advancement
  • ensuring the rights of children
  • developing products and processes that protect and conserve the natural environment
  • promoting fair trade as the standard in commercial exchanges