2. Guinea INTERMEDIATE Premium Djembe [Djala Hardwood]
‘Pimp my Djembe #2’
Exclusive to Afrobeat – Customise your very own African Djembe Drum!
These high quality Premium Djembes have been specially selected for our medium-range Djembe. Made from Djala hardwood, these djembe shells are a popular drum to graduate to when you feel you’ve mastered your first drum and eager to make a greater investment in your playing! A generally preferred Djembe timber, Djala offers some of the best sound qualities. Great projection and a full range of tones make them easy to play. Our high end Djembes also receive more TLC – attention to crafting more comfortable playing edges, non-slip rubber bases, and a woven handle making it easy to attach your playing strap.
- Main Rope colour: Black, Yellow, Blue, Red, White
- Ring Rope colour: Black (as standard)
- Skin Density preference: Thin, Med, Thick
- Carving: Minimal Base around the bottom (standard) or FULL Trunk carving
- Embellishment: Have some brass tacks added for decorative detail
- Djembe Height: Choose higher end around 64.5 cm or the lower end closer to 62 cm
- Djembe Diameter: Choose the larger – around 14″ or the smaller closer to 12.5 – 13″
Actual carvings and timber hues will vary from drum to drum
1 week turnaround on custom build before shipping
Before you finalise your purchase, read more about our West African Djembes here
Diameter: 12.5” – 14″
Height: 62 – 64.5 cm
**Neeni is 5’5″ (165 cm) and plays a 62 cm tall Djembe)**
Weight: 7 – 9.5 kg
Rope: High tensile, nylon-core yachting rope that won’t slip. Once tuned correctly, your drum will stay tuned longer, and need less ongoing maintenance.
Rings: Wrapped in vibrant African prints Timber: Djala Hardwood – Solid sustainably-sourced from renewable plantations
Shell construction: Well-rounded playing edge for improved playing comfort – with rings and rope positioned perfectly to ensure ease of play.
Skin: Australian Feral and farmed premium goat skins cleaned with a natural organic wash, not irradiated or chemically treated, so they retain their natural oils, sound and durability.
Skin Density: Thin, Med, Thick (these are chosen for their individual suitability to each shell during construction)
|Main Rope Colour|
Black, Yellow, Blue, Red, Orange, White, Green
|Ring Rope Colour|
Black (as standard)
Thin, Medium, Thick
Minimal Base around the bottom (standard), FULL Trunk carving
Taller around 64.5 cm, Shorter around 62 cm
Larger around 14", Smaller around 12.5 – 13"