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Cacho Seed Pod Bracelet Shaker


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Cacho Seed Pod Bracelet Shaker

Quick Overview

Our cacho seed shaker features a colorful textile strap with a velcro closure making it easy to slip onto your wrist or ankle.  The cacho depicted on the left has pieces and half shells, giving it a higher pitched sound. The one on the right is strung using full seeds, giving it a deeper pitched sound. Sold Individually. Let us choose one for you. Handcrafted in Peru.

SKU: mm82-020
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Cachos are important to indigenous music and these hand-crafted Andean cachos are made in Peru.  A traditional percussion instrument from the Andes, they have a rich pre-Colombian tradition. While we stock many variations of cacho percussive instruments, all are made either with seed pods or bells. Cachos are bound together with string and adorned with a hand woven cinta, or strap, either by being attached to or around something. Cachos are used by Andean groups to keep rhythm when they are shaken to the beat.