Dobani Natural Wooden Televi
Televi, two small natural wooden balls filled with beads and connected by a string. One ball is held in the hand and the other is swung from side-to-side around the hand, creating a "clack" upon impact. Hold and shake the Televi for a soft shaker sound. The Televi's are said to improve your sense of rhythm, and eye-hand coordination. They are also found to be used for relaxation and as a tension-release activity. The string length between the balls is 3.5."
The televi is found through out the West Coast of Africa. The name of this simple percussion instrument will vary depending on the area. Just a few other names include: kitikpo, kosika, asalatua, akasa, bakita, kokosiko, and kosika. Great for kids and adults with endless rhythmic possibilities.
Product codes ending in "-1(S)" or "-2(S)" are blemished. These products are new and unused with superficial blemishes that may include, blisters in the finish, scratches, dents, stains, discoloration, rust or pitting on metals, imperfect glazes, non-structural repairs such as putty in nail holes, or other surface marks.
"-1(S)" product has minor blemishes and "-2(S)" product has moderate blemishes and/or minor repairs. The irregularity does not affect the playability or sound quality of the instrument.
Product codes ending in "-3(S)" and "-4(S)" are also new and unused, but came to manufacturer needing repairs. If it's a "-3(S)," the product has been repaired, but if it's a "-4(S)," it will still require significant repairs when received by the customer.
Product codes ending in "PROP" are unable to be played and are for display purposes only.
SPECIAL NOTE ON STRINGS:
There is no warranty on strings. Manufacturers recommend that you change the strings on your instrument as soon as you receive it. Your instrument has completed a long journey before it ever begins the final leg to your home. During this time the elements affect the strings and may shorten their lifespan. It occasionally happens that a string will fail during that final leg of the journey. Therefore, it is recommended that you purchase a replacement set of strings and consider changing your strings soon after it arrives. If you are a student you may want to change your strings every 3-4 months. If you are a rock star you may need to change your strings every week. If you store your instrument, you should consider changing the strings when you pick it up again.
For safety during shipping, the manufacturer don't tune the instruments before sending them to customers.