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Tellavi Kashaka Asalato Cas Cas African Shakers

Regular price $ 20.00

Two small gourds filled with seeds, connected by a string. These originate in West Africa (the supplier we work with imports theirs from Ghana) and go by many names: tellavi, televi, asalato, aslatua, kashaka, cas cas and more. A deceptively simple percussion instrument that can get quite complicated with impressive technique! See the video for an example of a master player.

This listing is for TWO PAIRS - one for each hand, or have a backup/share one with a friend! If you order a quantity of two, you will receive 4 pairs. 

Sizes vary. The string length averages about 3.5-4".

By nature of the material they are made of, these are fragile instruments. You'll want to monitor your amount of "force" when playing them as the two gourds strike each other. 

International customers: 
Before placing an order, please email us with your complete shipping address and how many of this item you want to order, so we can provide you with a shipping quote. US Postal Service delivery is currently restricted or unavailable in several countries, and UPS costs can often be at least twice the price of this item. We will advise you on shipping costs and provide you a link to pay for shipping so that you can complete your order efficiently, if you wish to proceed.