Igbo basket shakers with metal bases.
(Calabash bases also available on request for a warmer sound).
Also known in the Western world as "Caxixi" (Kashishi)
The Jumbo size are made from woven rattan, where as the medium size are made with wire frames and coloured nylon rope.
These instruments are filled with small stones or metal bottle tops etc for an extremely loud and biright sound.
Played and sold in pairs.
Watch this link to hear my demonstration of the Jumbo size:
Watch these videos to hear how the Jumbo size sound cuts through a musical ensemble:
Jumbo Size pair 8.5 inches metal base: