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Dream Bean Ankle Shakers from Ghana

Swahili Modern


  • Iconic African shakers from "magical" African dream beans (Entada rheedii) strung on strong colorful plastic twine make a beautiful rattling sound. They can be attached to shoes or clothing to add extra percussion when dancing. The beans, considered magical by many cultures around the world, are used traditionally in South Africa to invoke vivid dreams.

    Measures 4.5"L x 4.5"W x 6"T. Sold singly. Due to the handmade nature of this item, slight variation is expected.

  • Enterprising artisans in Ghana use easily found and locally sourced natural materials to make traditional style instruments.

Vendor: Swahili Modern

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