"Can you play it like a drum or is it predominately used for the movement of beads inside ocean sound ? Th asks Can you,play it like a drum or is it primarily used for,the ocean sound with the beads inside? Thanks ð"
ITEM#: 12605507Product Features:
- Play this Surf Ocean Drum in a circular motion to create the sounds of waves crashing
- The instrument produces great sounds for percussionists at any level
- Drum is made of a highly durable synthetic shell
- Synthetic heads on both sides
- Measures 1.75 inches high x 14 inches in diameter
- End cap allows you to adjust the inside fill
Story Behind the Art:
The artisans of Bali, Indonesia are skilled masters in the art of carving wood and ceramics. Both are unique talents that have been handed down through the generations. Making handicrafts, hand carved furniture, musical instruments and home decor is the livelihood of the Indonesian artisans and they take incredible pride in their work. They're perfectionists at what they do and love to share their gift for all to enjoy! The artisans that have created these instruments are specialists in both the design detail and musicality. Each one is hand crafted with intricate designs and patterns to give each instrument a unique look and feel.
The handcrafted touch of artisan skill creates variations in color, size and design. If buying two of the same item, slight differences should be expected. Note: Color discrepancies may occur between this product and your computer screen.
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|Country of Origin||Indonesia|
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This item was attractive. The problem for me were the beads that were used inside. They aren't smooth, metal pellets that I have seen in other, similar items. They were oddly shaped plastic beads that made the worst racket - I can't stress this enough. You can remove them and replace them. It would be better if the manufacturer would change the materials and make the sound more soothing. It's making me tense just thinking about the noise this made when I tried to get used to it.Read More
A friend of mine had a Ocean Surf drum. When I visited her I couldn't put it down. So when I saw the drum on Overstock I had to get it, even though the cat doesn't like it.Read More
Nothing fancy here. At first I was slightly disappointed as I held the drum flat and slightly tilted from side to side, then I held the drum flat and slowly tilted in a circular clockwise motion. Very nice. Calming and meditative. I like it!Read More
This was a present for my son in law, and he loved it. I is beautiful, functional, and a lot of fun.Read More
Questions & Answers
It's made to use with the beads rotating in a circular fashion- flat and gently roll to make the beads follow the swirl- sounds like the ocean waves and is very healing for the emotional body. Breathe deeply and go within while playing....powerful! Doesn't work well as a regular drum, but you can try!
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