Enjoy a cute Calimba

Synonymous with softness, the Calimba, also called Kalimba, Mbira or Sanza, is characterized by its soothing and relaxing sounds. What could be more appropriate for this African Musical Instrument than a pretty design engraved on the solid mahogany wood to accompany the melodies you are going to play. Thus, it is not less than 8 models, in amber brown color, each cuter than the other that we offer. Imagine chaining the musical notes with this cute little squirrel by your side for example. A magical moment in perspective!

Offered as a gift :

  • A fabric storage bag
  • A tuning hammer



Listen to the magical sounds of the Calimba



Free yourself with the music of Africa

Did you know that almost all the archaeological remains of the Thumb Piano justify that this Musical Instrument comes from sub-Saharan Africa? This small object turned out to be then used mainly in Zimbabwe for festive events or to speak with the dead. As soon as you have a Finger Piano in your hands, you are guaranteed to be connected to Africa with this little Instrument filled with historical tales.

Prefer a Sanza in untreated wood species for outstanding quality

Several poor quality Kalimbas are sometimes made from reconstituted wood. It is, in reality, to compress shavings in order to unite them with chemical glues dangerous for health. At Instruments du Monde, all of our wooden Thumb Pianos are made from raw materials. The Instruments are then more attractive visually, but above all, they do not include harmful products in the manufacturing process.



The Mbira, an instrument easy to discover

Do you want to play beautiful melodies as quickly as possible using a Musical Instrument ? Accordingly, opt for the Kalimba. In this Instrument everything has been simplified in order to help you in its initiation. Each lamella coincides with a single musical note and the scores clearly explain to you in what order you will have to move them. No need to know the complex signs of music theory. You will play the scores with simplicity and exclusively with just notes.



Use the vibrations of Mbira to intensify your physical and mental condition

The latest scientific studies happen to be completely formal on this subject, Music has an immensely beneficial impact on people’s brains. It acts on the neurons in order to tone them and also has significant therapeutic virtues. The Thumb Piano , on the other hand, delivers charming and pure sounds which amplifies its ability to soothe its user. With such a Musical Instrument at your disposal, you will automatically benefit from all the benefits provided by Music.



Buy yourself this Calimba now to make a magical visit to the African musical universe.


Technical characteristics of the Calimba

    • Type of instrument: Percussion – Idiophone – Lamellophone
    • Number of Blades, Keys or Notes: 17
    • Resonance box: Yes
    • Materials: Solid mahogany body, high quality steel slats
    • Dimensions: 17 x 13 x 4 centimeters
    • Weight: 400 grams
    • Key: C major



    Are you passionate about the exotic sounds of Africa? So discover all our Kalimba-type Instruments or the French Kalimba . A true concentrate of African traditions gathered within a very small Musical Instrument.