These gorgeous and unique Tongue Drums are handcrafted in Kyiv, Ukraine. Volodymyr Artushenko crafts each from cold rolled steel, seals for rust resistance and hand makes the drum sticks from wood and wool.
The purchase of this drum directly benefits the
artists of the Ukraine.
Tongue Drums are known by many names; Tank Drums, Happy Drums, Handpans and more! In the Ukraine where these astounding drums are made, Tongue Drums are known as glucophones; meaning the sound of happiness.
A mysterious and self-contained musical instrument; the origins of its design date back to ancient Mexico, Indonesia and parts of Africa. The ancient tongue drums were typically made of wood, the more modern tongue drums made from steel came into being in modern history, dating back 30 to 50 years.
Each instrument sounds and looks unique, expressing the artist’s creative passions. The sound of these drums has psychological, emotional and energetic benefits.