Caxixi natural with a strap - small
Caxixi ("ka-shee-shee") is a traditional African percussion instrument made from rattan wicker with glass shards and beads inside, which bounce off the hard, coconut bottom during rhythmic up and down movements.
The instrument typically produces a rattling and clear sound.
Height: aprox. 13 cm
Diameter: aprox. 7 cm
Caxixi (pronounced ka-shee-shee) is a traditional African percussion instrument that is predominantly used in Brazil and other regions influenced by African culture. It is a pear-shaped basket, often made of woven rattan, filled with seeds or small pebbles that create sound when the caxixi is shaken. The caxixi is favored for its ability to produce a wide range of sounds and is commonly used in conjunction with the berimbau in capoeira, but it also finds its place in other musical styles.