need help with shekeres -mbiras african gourd art

pinecone(East Texas)October 22, 2004

I am looking for instructions on how to make Shekeres and Mbiras out of gourds. The directions need to include what kind of gourd. It will be 6th graders making them for a class project. Most of the goo searches have the very expensive crafted ones. I have searched my craft books of 50 years and find nothing. Is help is on the way??

Thanks for your replies!!

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caseyst_sc

Here's a link to the best instructions I ever found. Hope it helps!

Here is a link that might be useful: How To Make A Shekere

    Bookmark   October 22, 2004 at 12:39PM
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Lillie1441(b3 TX)

Pinecone-If you will Google Shekeres and Mbiras you will get hundreds of sites with instructions for making these instruments.Your 6th graders should have a lot of fun doing this.I have a DGD in the 6th grade and she really enjoys crafting with gourds.
Good Luck.......Lillie

    Bookmark   October 22, 2004 at 12:41PM
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