12" Deer Hide Drum with Mallet
Perfect drum for the one you love with a heart in the centre of rainbow colours.
12" 13-sided, white-tailed deer hide frame drum. Comes with a mallet made from a stick prepared by a beaver and a cloth carrying bag.
Rainbow/Chakra colours explode with a heart in the centre.
I made all of this drum myself including fleshing, de-hairing and stretching the hide, making the wooden frame, cutting the lacing from rawhide, tie-dying the hide and finally stretching the drum.
The frame is made with 13 sides to represent the lunar calendar.
The colour is dyed into the hide so that it will not wear off with use.
The drum has a delicate bell-like sound and the vibrations it creates are good for the soul.
The mallet is made from leather and a "beavered" stick.
The carrying bag is a cloth with a woven strap.
This drum has a relatively low tone.