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Looking to buy Karimba?

Buy karimba, karimbas, mbira, thumb piano, African, finger piano, carimba, crimba, percussion instruments from our online shop.

Thank you for visiting our online shop. As individuals and professional players ourselves, we've experienced some of the frustrations that can arise when purchasing karimba and mbira and we make a promise that we will do our best to make sure that your experience of buying from us is a good one; after all we want you to come back and buy more!

You can be reassured that these Karimba are sold on a 'Fair Trade' basis and that the craftsmen and musicians who manufacture them are receiving a fair and decent income. See our Fair Trade Policy here.

Why Buy Karimbas From Drumculture?:

  • We operate a fair trade policy
  • All of our instruments are manufactured by extremely talented and highly experienced craftsmen
  • These are exactly the same instruments used by our own professionals.
  • Every item is quality-checked before being dispatched
  • The wood used only comes from sustainable forests.
  • We have years of experience ourselves of buying from other providers so we know all the pitfalls and frustrations! Our aim is to make your purchase as simple as possible and to allow you to enjoy playing your instrument for many, many years.
  • The Karimba that we supply should not be compared with the plethora of poor-quality instruments that seem to have flooded the market; our Karimba instruments are made by professional craftsmen who take a great pride in the work that they produce.

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How to Buy Your Karimba:

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Karimba

plain coconut karimba

Plain Coconut

Item Code: mka001
Quantity: 1
15cm x 15cm x 13cm

This wonderful instrument, also known as an Mbira is extremely popular. A highly polished, half coconut shell is used to create a sound chamber that amplifies the 7 notes suspended above. The keys are plucked with the fingers or thumb hence the common name 'finger piano'.

£9.99
P&P £2.25 (UK
 

Karimba

carved coconut karimba

Carved Coconut

Item Code: mka002
Quantity: 1
15cm x 15cm x 13cm

This wonderful instrument, also known as an Mbira is extremely popular. A highly polished, half coconut shell is used to create a sound chamber that amplifies the 7 notes suspended above. This wonderful instrument is carved with a gecko design.

£11.99
P&P £2.25 (UK
 

Karimba

wooden karimba

Wooden Karimba

Item Code: mka003
Quantity: 1
7cm x 14cm x 18cm

The sound chamber of this Karimba (or Mbira) is made from sustainable Sono wood. It has a decorative gecko design carved into the face. The 9 notes on this Karimba are plucked with the fingers or thumb hence the common name 'finger piano'.

£12.99
P&P £2.75 (UK
         
         
         
         
         
   
 
 
 
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