Water Drum Mini Tan
Handmade Mini Water DrumThis Mini Water Drum will be perfect in your collection! The crafter made it from a nicely finished hollow wood base complete with a removable stopper. He or she added a maker's mark to the bottom. It comes with a piece of Brown Deerskin Leather and a leather-wrapped ring. A carved Water Drum stick comes with it, too. The Drum measures about 2.75" tall and 2.25" in diameter. The Drum stick measures 7.25" long. One of a Kind!
Water Drums consist of a hollow chamber that users fill with water to create a unique sound. Native Americans from North and South America use Water Drums in their ceremonies and social gatherings. Sometimes musicians make them from clay or old crockery in addition to hollowed out wood. Water drums typically have a hole in their side for adding or letting out water once the cover is on, which is then plugged with a stopper.
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