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Caxixi Shaker

(Pronounce “ka-shee-shee”)

Made by hand in Ghana using native materials and traditional methods, the shaker can produce two different sounds by either shaking the inner pebbles on the disc or against the woven sides. Hear what a caxixi sounds like.

A traditional hand-held percussion instrument, Ghanaian legend informs us that these shakers were believed to call forth enchanted spirits and fend off evil.

This item is not suitable for children under the age of 3

Measurements: Sizes vary between 16 and 20cm in height

Materials: Natural materials with pebbles inside

Care: Store in a cool dry place

Origin: Ghana

Credentials: Supports traditional crafts, natural materials, traded fairly

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