Fun to play because you can give yourself a round of applause! Slap the wood discs together like perfectly aligned dominos. More properly called a binzasara or kokoriko in Japan. Create rolling rhythms using a juggling motion with your hands. It's in the Scraper category because you can control the sound very precisely. 16"x 2.5".
We depend on hard working folks in distant villages and in suburbs of large cities. These are the craftspeople - many following in the steps of their parents and ancestors. Others making their way via entreprnurial spirit. My visits to observe their work generally lead to their homes. A sense of partnership is created quickly because personal connections are rare in the big business world. Our 'small ' orders are based on a fair exchange of energy, effort and funds. Our goal is simple - to be the favorite buyer of every artisan. We might not be the biggest but we are fair and fun - and what can be better in life?