Q: How big is this Systrum and what is it made of?
A: This robust instrument stands 16" high and is handcrafted from rosewood with nickel silver jingles.
Q: I would like to display this as decorative item in my home, will it stand on its own?
A: Yes, indeed, it is designed and balanced to be free-standing and will make a beautiful addition to any home/office/studio decor.
Q: I notice over time the jingles tend to "scratch" the interior of the loop. Is there a way to remedy that?
A: You are going to love the answer to this question! Simple remedy: Rub with a walnut and watch the scratch disappear!
Q: Is it easy to learn how to play?
A: YES! It's like putting a rattle in a baby's hand! Within moments you will be having fun playing it! For more instruction, we encourage you to view this video: How to play the systrum
Q: Can people with physical limitations learn to play this instrument
A: YES! This beautifully crafted easy-to-play instrument empowers hand-drumming enthusiasts who may have found difficulty with various techniques or limited by arthritis or other challenge(s) to discover the joy of playing percussion.
Q: My band is playing at an outdoor festival ~ would this be a good addition to our percussion section?
A: YES! This instrument has a rich volume of sound making it great for outdoor events!
Q: Is this instrument durable?
A: YES! and when handled with love and care, it will last as long as needs be. We predict it will become a treasured family heirloom!