Ancient Musical Traditions
This instrument keeps ancient musical traditions alive. It was made according to traditional techniques, and retains a traditional sound.
Handmade Means Unique
Each item is handmade by true artisans in Peru. Due to the handmade nature of our items, small variations in color, shape, pattern, or other characteristics may be evident. Each piece should be considered as a truly unique work of art, lovingly crafted by hand.
Jacaranda wood lends its extraordinary beauty to this quena flute. Crafted by hand, it is a legacy of the Inca, an indispensable instrument in today's traditional Peruvian music. Benito Tito perforates holes of different widths to ensure a sweet sound and tunes it to 440. The mouthpiece is carved from bone and its case emulates pre-Hispanic textiles.
Cotton Storage Pouch
The cotton storage pouch pays homage to traditional patterns local to the region where this piece was produced.