This handmade African kalimba produces a variety of sounds and is an wonderful example of recycled art with function.
The base of the kalimba is metal from a recycled can. Metal tins fitted with tin can buzzers are plucked to create an unmistakable African sound.
The top of kalimba is decorated with wood burnings. Measures 8"L.
The Village Artisanal de Ouagadougou (VAO) is a centre of excellence in the creation, production and marketing of Burkinabe art, fine crafts and handicrafts in Burkina Faso. Here you can feel the passion and see the creations of over 500 artisans representing 30 different genres of art.