Native American Premium Hand Drum 16" -Elk Hide (32e16)
- Authentic Native American
- Genuine Elk Hide
- Artfully Hand Laced
This elk hide Native American hand drum is a work of art that is not only something rare but wonderful to own and play. This beautiful hand drum is an authentic Native made drum that uses natural elk rawhide for the drum head and lacing. Many non Natives make drums for sale online but this a genuine American Indian drum, made by a real Native drum maker. It is becoming harder to find Native drums that are created in the traditional ways.
This Cherokee Indian hand drum is made by hand using strong durable elk skin rawhide. The maker carefully stretched and hand scraped the raw hide, then cut the head and lacing. It is very well made. The head of the drum is laced on one side of the frame hoop using a traditional pattern of the four directions of earth, north, south, east and west, forming a hand hold on the back for drumming.
This design is perfect for standing or sitting, drumming circles, sweat lodge, meditation and healing ceremonies. Each drum is uniquely handmade with natural rawhide, expect variations and imperfections. Picture is representative.
Measures approximately 16" diameter, drum beater is included.
Authentic Native American, Tribe: Cherokee