This vibrant Tasha drum has a clay body painted in rainbow colours, a leather skin and bamboo beaters, it has a loop to attach to your body if needed. The Tasha is a traditional Indian kettle drum which can be played by hand or with the beaters included. Hand crafted by skilled artisan working with Equitable Marketing Association (EMA), one of our fair trade partners in India. EMA buy the clay body from producers in the village, artisans polish the body with gala and colour it. Softened moist leather is then stretched over the body and tightened with a long thin string made from dry leather.
This is a handmade instrument. Tones may vary.
Equitable Marketing Association (EMA)
Equitable Marketing Association (EMA) artisans work to create a sustainable future for themselves and their families. The skilled craftspeople of this cooperative live and work together on a large nature-filled plot of land outside Kolkata, where environmental protection projects such as maintaining fish ponds provide nutrition and increase the water table.Read more
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