Beautifully handmade instrument made with different sized African gourds and wooden plates. Gives a unique African sound; commonly heard throughout the African bush. Smaller size makes a great decoration that will fit almost anywhere; and is great fun for kids. Approximately 19"-24" inches long, 10-12 keys, and 4-7 gourds. Balafons may need tuning to have accurate tones on all keys. Made in West Africa.