African Kalimba

African Kalimba


Escape with this African-inspired Kalimba

A historically common musical instrument of the African Shona tribe, the Kalimba quickly spread throughout Africa for hundreds of years. It is therefore an Instrument loaded with legends which has been registered since 2020 as a cultural heritage of humanity by UNESCO. Owning a Kalimba is thus an excellent way to prevent this small object from falling into neglect while taking advantage of the superb sounds interpreted for millennia in Africa. With this African-inspired Kalimba , you will have the choice in 3 different colors to select the one that suits you best.


Given as a gift :

  • A tuning hammer
  • A fabric storage bag



Take a look at the possibilities offered by this Kalimba



Simple handling and suitable for everyone

The least that can be said about the Kalimba is that it requires extremely little practice in order to obtain promising results. Indeed, this Musical Instrument is presented as very accessible, because it is quite simply impossible to execute false notes as with, in particular, a guitar. In addition, the Instrument is presented as small in size, which ensures that you can take it anywhere with you inside a bag in order to play it as frequently as possible during your breaks. the day. This is why you will improve terribly quickly in learning the pieces.



Benefit from the vibrations of the Sanza to promote your physical and psychological health

Music therapy is the use of music and instruments in a medical treatment process. This serious practice happens to be managed by an official federation and carried out by qualified professionals. Regular participants, for example, in rehabilitation practices, music therapists use the Sanza (also called Kalimba) which happens to be specifically appropriate for this practice. By acquiring this Instrument, you will also have the possibility of benefiting from its great relaxing capacity.



Opt for a Thumb Piano in raw wood essence for extraordinary quality

Do you value your energy footprint? Same for us! This is why as much as possible all our Mbiras or Kalimbas happen to be built using wood from sustainably managed forest plantations. On the other hand, this wood is not chemically treated and any paints applied are of natural origin. A win-win exchange in which the fact of obtaining an environmentally friendly Musical Instrument does not expose you to harmful compounds.



Go on a typically African sound journey by offering yourself this Kalimba!


Technical characteristics of the African-inspired Kalimba

  • Type of instrument: Percussion – Idiophone – Lamellophone
  • Number of Blades, Keys or Notes: 21
  • Resonance box: Yes
  • Materials: Solid mahogany body, high quality steel slats
  • Size: 21 x 17 x 7 centimeters
  • Weight: 600 grams
  • Key: C major


Have you seen that there are other Thumb Pianos made with a material other than wood? This is acrylic. Discover the Kalimba Transparent which is designed with this material. If you prefer a more classic Musical Instrument, opt for the 17 Key Kalimba . With its 17 standard keys, you can play an infinite number of melodies.