Shakers

Motherland Quality Shakers                              Nature’s Special Language

The shakers shown on this page are made using mostly natural materials including gourds, seeds, and other plant matter. In intimate settings there is a certain quality of sound and connection this type of shaker produces that proves why music is so special in our lives.


Showing 1–24 of 41 results

    • traditional Nigerian hand percussion
    • lively sound, all with colorful plastic beads
    • hand-picked light and strong gourds
    • bead color and design may vary
    • traditional Nigerian hand percussion
    • lively sound, all with colorful plastic beads
    • hand-picked light and strong gourds
    • bead color and design may vary
    • traditional Nigerian hand percussion
    • lively sound, all with colorful plastic beads
    • hand-picked light and strong gourds
    • bead color and design may vary
    • traditional Nigerian hand percussion
    • lively sound, all with colorful plastic beads
    • hand-picked light and strong gourds
    • bead color and design may vary
    • traditional Nigerian hand percussion
    • lively sound, all with colorful plastic beads
    • hand-picked light and strong gourds
    • bead color and design may vary
    • traditional Nigerian hand percussion
    • lively sound, all with colorful plastic beads
    • hand-picked light and strong gourds
    • bead color and design may vary
    • traditional Nigerian hand percussion
    • lively sound, all with colorful plastic beads
    • hand-picked light and strong gourds
    • bead color and design may vary
    • traditional Nigerian hand percussion
    • lively sound, all with colorful plastic beads
    • hand-picked light and strong gourds
    • bead color and design may vary
    • traditional Nigerian hand percussion
    • lively sound, all with colorful plastic beads
    • hand-picked light and strong gourds
    • bead color and design may vary
    • traditional Nigerian hand percussion
    • lively sound, all with colorful plastic beads
    • hand-picked light and strong gourds
    • bead color and design may vary
    • traditional Nigerian hand percussion
    • lively sound, all with colorful plastic beads
    • hand-picked light and strong gourds
    • bead color and design may vary
    • traditional Nigerian hand percussion
    • lively sound, all with colorful plastic beads
    • hand-picked light and strong gourds
    • bead color and design may vary
  • Asalato

    $6.00$10.00
    • simple hand shaker from Ghana
    • choose from three sizes
    • listed per piece (one hand)
    • Woven rattan basket body
    • Metal or Gourd bottom
    • Big powerful sound
    • Large size shaker
    • distinctive sound
    • festive colors
    • easy to play
  • Benin Caxixi

    $12.00$34.00
    • hand held percussion shaker from Benin
    • full smooth live sound
    • three sizes, both single and double types
  • Cocoon Rattle

    $18.00$22.00
    • made in Botswana
    • nice sound, made sturdy
    • natural moth cocoon leg rattle
  • Ekpiri Seed

    $15.00$48.00
    • Seed percussion from Nigeria
    • Loud sound
    • Two types: hand-held, or worn
  • Ghana Caxixi

    $7.50$20.00
    • hand percussion from Ghana
    • medium to aggressive sound
    • three sizes, both single and double configurations
    • handmade in Ghana
    • tight sound, medium to loud volume
    • maraca-type gourd shaker
  • Ideh Seed

    $6.00$24.00
    • small seed percussion from Nigeria
    • makes soft but penetrating sound
    • choose between hand held shaker and three sizes of ankle rattles
    • beautiful to look at
    • great sound
    • fun to play