The bendir is a frame drum with a wooden frame and a membrane. It creates different tones according to the spreading of the shock waves moving across the skins itself. A frame drum is the oldest and most common kind of drum. The bendir is used throughout North Africa and Ancient Egypt. The bendir drum has been around since prehistoric times. The bendir is about 14 to 16 inches. The drum is played kept vertical by inserting the thumb of the left hand in a special holes in the frame.
Those Goat Skin bendirs come from Egypt and are an excellent choice for all players who like the brightness of animal skin instruments.... Learn More
This Duff comes from the last collection of the Egyptian manufacturer Gawharet El Fan. It is completely covered with mother-of-pearl, what makes it an oriental authentic object.... Learn More