These are unique maracas! They have a fiberglass body and shekere style beading. Therefore they can be used not only as a maraca but also a shaker. Great projection and a very versatile instrument. The handles are foam padded and have a comfortable grip.
Imported from Venezuela, the Cross-Stick Maracas made by Maximo Teppa are used for traditional Joropo rhythm performance. These hand-made maracas made by the master craftsman Maximo in Venezuela are played using vertical (up/down) movement. Articulation is precise and very clean. The gourds are hand picked and handles are wood turned. Limited supply.
These handmade gourd maracas are a Drummers World exclusive, delivered directly from Maximo Teppa in Venezuela. The precise articulation achieved by the instrument is such that major international orchestras have made Joropo their #1 choice. Because of limited production and high demand they are in short supply. Colors vary. Limit 1 pair per customer!