Balinese BAMBOO Rindik Gamelan Xylophone
Bali BAMBOO Rindik Gamelan Xylophone Hand Tuned Traditional Musical Instrument
This gamelan was hand crafted and tuned in Bali from sustainable and eco friendly bamboo by a family of traditional Balinese Musicians. Bamboo is a very fast growing and useful plant, that is also happens to be very earth friendly. It can be used in many applications, such as a building material, baskets, household items, handicrafts, paper, the young and tender shoots can even be eaten! Bamboo grows so fast you can literally watch it grow!
This is a wonderful traditional instrument that was hand crafted and hand tuned by a wonderful family North of Ubud in Bali. We buy these directly from the family. Each bamboo slat sits upon a resonator crafted from a bamboo tube, this intensifies the sound which is sweet and melodious. The bamboo is left natural and decorated with a spiral design that is burned into the bamboo; or a hand painted flower & butterfly motif, the bamboo then coated with varnish. The bamboo is Includes two rubber mallet for you. Everyone loves these kids and adults alike enjoy playing this educational and fun instrument. A great gift, or addition to schools world music programs.
- Approx. size: 12" long x 2.5" tall
- Tubes ~ longest 14.5" long
- Shortest tube ~ 7.5" long
- Sustainable Bamboo
- Artisan crafted in Bali Indonesia
- Suggested retail $98