Bottle Cap Tambourine Sistrum

Our African Bottle-cap Sistrum is a fun percussion instrument that islike a mix between the Egyptian sistrum and the tambourine. When moved back and forth a mellow tambourine-like sound is created by the recycled bottle caps. Available in single or double forks.

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Product Description

Our African Bottle-cap Sistrums are fun percussion instruments that are like a mix between the Egyptian sistrum and the tambourine. The single handle flares into a curved fork with recycled bottle caps between. When moved back and forth a mellow tambourine-like sound is created. Available in single or double forks. This tambourine features:

  • 11in pairs of woody forks connected with wire and reed
  • 3-4 sets of flattened bottle caps (3-5 caps per stack)
  • Handcrafted using natural and recycled materials in Ghana
  • As a handmade product exact appearance may vary from photos
  • The purchase of this product sustains livelihoods for cultural artisans in West Africa.

Sizes & Prices

Model Size Description Retail Price (USD)
SIST +/- 4"X11" African Bottle-Cap Tambourine, Single Sistrum $12
SIST2 +/- 5"X11"X3" African Bottle-Cap Tambourine, Double Sistrum $14

Artists

Africa Heartwood Drum & Dance Ensemble

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