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Maitreya 17 tone E minor kalimba

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Kalimba Maitreya made of robinia wood knot with very rarely bird’s eye pattern.
One of the oldest and rarest instruments we have in the workshop.
Maitreya is a work of art with beautiful sound and visual that immediately catch attention especially when standing alone as a solitaire.

The peeled lower part reveals a thin layer of sapwood, the body of the kalimba consists mainly of heartwood, which stands out for its hardness. The board took an extremely long time to dry, as a proof you will find our old logo on the back side of the kalimba. This instrument was hand sanded for 10 hours to a mirror finish.

Kalimba Maitreya has significant deep tones, a captivating beautiful sound that fills the space. Long sustain. It is tuned in the diatonic tuning of E minor, which is also suitable for intuitive playing.
With a size of 17 x 14 cm, the kalimba fits perfectly in the hands of an adult. Maitreya has 17 tones, it is made in a two-row design, , which is comfortable even for beginners or players with thicker thumbs.

The only one kalimba is available – prepared immediately to be shipped. You will get a practical pouch for kalimba transfer, a stand, lifetime service and lifetime warranty as a gift.

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Description

Sound tuning

Maybe you remember the “do re mi fa so la si do” exercise from the music classes at your elementary school. It’s an indication of the seven tones in a diatonic scale. If you’ve just hummed this in your mind, you sang one octave. Ordinary, we tune these kalimbas to G major. This kalimba is tuned in special way – in diatonic E minor tuning.

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Unlimited warranty

Your instrument will be taken care of. We provide free unlimited warranty with every kalimba for tuning and cleaning of the instrument.

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Packed in a hand-painted box

Every instrument gets our attention. From choosing the right tree to work with, all the way to the final packaging, which will come to your doorstep. Everything is handmade. So is the cover box, which we paint by hand as a tribute to the instrument itself. It’s not only beautiful, but it can also be used as a resonance surface while playing.

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Technical information

Dimensions: 17x14x2,2 cm

Tuning: E minor tuning

Lamellas: spring steel

Number of tones: 17

Body of the instrument: robinia

Case: textile case included in packaging