This exquisite 8-hole ocarina is crafted from fired clay in Peru and is presented in its own charming gift box, making it an effortlessly delightful present.
To produce different notes, gently cover the holes on both the back and front of the ocarina, lifting your fingers as you experiment and have fun with the music.
Each ocarina showcases stunning hand-painted designs in the traditional style.
- Ocarinas rank among the oldest known musical instruments, played by ancient civilizations such as the Aztecs and Mayans.
- While early variations were found in ancient China, the egg-shaped Ocarina earned its name in 19th century Italy, inspired by ‘oca,’ meaning goose.
- Played in a similar manner to a recorder but with the hands held next to each other instead of one over the other.
Please note: This item is not suitable for children under the age of 3.
Measurements: Approx. 10 x 10cm
Materials: Fired clay
Care: Store in a cool dry place
Credentials: Hand made and hand painted, fair trade, ethically sourced
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