Kalimba Mbira

Kalimba Mbira


Treat yourself to this Kalimba or Mbira

Sometimes called Kalimba or Mbira , or even Sanza, this 17-blade Musical Instrument of African origin is here made up of two species of wood, acacia and maple, in the making of its sound box. 7 sunflower flowers were then engraved directly on the Instrument’s two-tone soundboard to bring a touch of freshness to the design. Supplied with all the useful accessories, this model is an ideal Kalimba to start or reinforce your learning.

Given as a gift :

  • A fabric carry bag
  • A tuning hammer
  • A cleaning cloth
  • An instruction booklet
  • A set of stickers to place on the blades of the Instrument


Hear the purity of the sounds of this Finger Piano



An Instrument finally easy to access for everyone without music theory

Do you want to perform great melodies using a Musical Instrument as soon as possible? So, opt for the Thumb Piano . In this Instrument, everything has been simplified in order to stimulate you in its teaching. Each of the keys coincides with a single musical note and the scores naturally show you when to press it. He is not obliged to learn the difficult signs of music theory. You will play the scores with simplicity and without false note.



Embark on a sound journey in the middle of the African continent

Did you know that most of the archaeological evidence of the Kalimba proves that this Musical Instrument comes from sub-Saharan Africa? This small object was then used especially in the country of Zimbabwe for weddings or to communicate with the dead. When you have a Kalimba in your hands, it is certain that you will establish a connection to Africa with this small Instrument heavy with history



Join the closed club of Mbira players who use it with a view to healing

Did you know that every time you press on a slat with the Kalimba , you will feel the vibrations crisscrossing your body? This is one of the immense advantages of this Instrument. All the musicians like to perceive with their palms of the hands all the sounds generated. This is why the Kalimba turns out to be extraordinary for meditation or even used from the angle of music therapy. It will guarantee you to achieve a general appeasement and a period of tranquility the time of a song.



Prefer a Sanza in raw wood for a unique quality

Some poor quality Sanzas turn out to be sometimes produced from reconstituted wood. It is, indeed, to crush sawdust in order to group them together with chemical glues harmful to health. At Instruments du Monde, all of our wooden Sanzas turn out to be produced from raw materials. The Instruments are thus more attractive visually, but in particular, they do not include toxic components in the manufacturing operations.



Discover the Mbira or Kalimba by getting this Instrument!



Technical characteristics of the Kalimba or Mbira

    • Type of instrument: Percussion – Idiophone – Lamellophone
    • Number of Blades, Keys or Notes: 17
    • Resonance box: Yes
    • Materials: Solid Acacia Wood and Maple Body, High Quality Steel Slats
    • Dimensions: 18 x 14 x 3.5 centimeters
    • Weight: 400 grams
    • Key: C major


    Don’t like the design based on sunflower flowers? Opt for the Kalimba for Adult which is simpler and more refined and therefore likely to suit you. Otherwise, you might also like the Kalimba-like Instrument , another model that satisfies most musicians.