Our fair trade, hand-carved gourd rattles are made in Peru.
The gourds grow in the warm central valleys of the Andes, the coastal oasis and the jungles. After harvesting, they are dried, skinned and sanded smooth. Intricately carved and worked by artisans freehand on the gourd surface. Natural color with a variety of birds, flowers, and other musical instruments. These rattles come in a range of lengths from 4.25 to 5.5 inches and widths from 1.5 to 2.5 inches. Perfect for travel or children. Complete with woven cotton string handles. Peru.