Hard gourd shell, fire-burned in the traditional way. Apprx. 12" length and shape vary, with rasp. Geometric design.
Hand-decorated by artisans using age-old fire-burning techniques, this instrument is comprised of a scraper or guiro made from a hollowed gourd and a rasp that is scraped along the ridges to make the sound. The ridges are carved by hand one-by-one.
Fair-Trade and handmade in Peru. With this purchase, you are helping provide employment, educational opportunities and medical care to artisans in Peru.