Order Customised Kalimbas online:
Small ones and Big ones
The Bendirs here are made of hard wood or shutterplywood, stretched cow skin, goat skin and the brass pins are used to hold the skin tight as you see in the picture. The price excludes shipping and I can make any size of the provided measurements you may want. I do make antique bendirs too for display or movie sets and in that case if you provide the photo of how it must look and measurements I can assist you.
Double sided cow skin Bendir
The bendir here is made of wood, thick cow skin, nylon rope and two metal rings wrapped up in skin.The metal on both sides helps stretch both sides of skin giving it a round Boom boom sound when you play it with a smooth mallet. Its perfect for music making, antique or movie sets it depends where you want it to fit.
Bendir beaters /mallets
Mallets are made from wood and latex rubber, two or one can be used to beat the bendir if the skin is tough on your palms
Djembe drum reskins, Conga reskins. Drum tightening,drum wood oiling, Djembe lessons, performances and workshops. Email: Dingiswayo or Charlotte on
Made from Plywood, metal and coconutshell
All the Instruments in this gallery can be ordered and bought for personal use by musicians, ordinary people or children. I do make some of the instruments here using hardwoods like Kiat, Mahogany, maple, iroko and other. I do also provide manuals in print or digital format to assist you learn how to play the Instrument you have ordered properly as soon as it arrives.
Antique type instruments for any tribe can be made to order on a client's request. Please attach or include an HD or good visual photo of the instrument / Instrument antique. Include the measurements too, this way I can make it using my material and tools as requested. The same principle applies to people making movie sets or props. Hakili Instruments can provide and make it possible for you to have the sounding instruments like the djembe drum, old look of it, the colour of it per request. Antique drums or other Instruments to just display and not sounding. We can also create sound effects for certain movie sets that require Instrument sounds like wooden marimbas/xylophone, bass drums, piano, .djembe drum, bendir drums, Mbira or any other. We are creative people, tell us what instrument you want, its visuals or the sound and we can assist.
Phone : +32 486 933 365