Musical instrument of African origin. Known by different names according to its region: Malimba, mbira (or sanza), kisaanji, tyitanzi, quisanche (quisanga), likembe, sansula, etc. Made with strips (usually metal or bronze) of different sizes which are hard yet flexible.
Pentatonic, African scale or diatonic. Materials: coconut shell or gourd, with the top made of cedar, jacaranda, or pine. The strips are metal, and the bridge is also metal. Personalized decorations are available for an additional cost.
The wood I use is pine, cedar, and some African woods.
Kalimba wood without resonance box, Kalimba medium with resonance box, made with coconut, Kalimba large with resonance box