These large 45CM DIAMETER SHAMAN DRUMS are supplied with a 30cm | 12-inch-long wooden beater with a fabric head. shamanic drums are sometimes called sami drums and are often used for trance, meditation, divination and in ritual ceremonies.
This rope tensioned style of FRAME DRUM is fitted with a natural goat skin head and are widely used by shamans in rituals, the drum is said to enable the shaman to enter a desired state of mind according to the beats per second played. Drumming on these is not restricted to regular rigid tempo playing but can speed up and down according to the musicians will.
The drums measure 45cm in diameter with a depth of 8cm | 17.5 inches diameter x 3 inches deep, the drums are carefully made using natural goat skin for the drum head, THEY ARE VERY ROBUST SO WILL BE LONG LASTING.
The drums have a wooden frame constructed from a single piece of wood, the rope weaved handles on the back add to appeal of the drum and make for easy handling whilst playing. the drum has a DEEP RESONANCE, A LOVELY PERCUSSION INSTRUMENT, this beautiful drum is both very light and easy to carry, these drums are also perfect for the performance side of shamanism, where the physical gesture of playing is added into a dance
Today shamans use the sami drum for trance, meditation, divination, ritual ceremonies. sami drums may be one of the best shamanic drum styles due to their rich heritage, interesting shape, and meaningful art and symbolism, but be aware, the sami drum is hard to find.