The Pencil Drum or spirit drum is used in East and Southern Africa, as part of the Orchestra. The pencil drum is made in different sizes but this one is the size of Lead pencil with a drum attached. It is played by twisting the handle, which in turn causes the attached beaters to hit the drum head, plays the drum. The Lead Pencil can be sharpened and used for writing or can be used for entertainment or as a stress reliever.
Each Pencil is individually crafted from start to finish by an artisan environment in Uganda. Imperfections are expected and contribute to the uniqueness of your handmade good.
Dimensions – Pencil drum is the size of Lead Pencil (7-8 inches) long