Gawharet El Fan Drum: Asfoor
Gawharet El Fan products are among, if not, the
best musical instruments the Arab world has to offer. They constantly improve
their products to provide us with quality sound and the best-looking
Style: New Generation.
This Drum (Doumbek/ Darbuka/ Durbekeh) is handcrafted and made in Egypt.
The cast iron foundation makes it resistant to destruction and weakening by
oxidation. The decorative surface
is mother of pearl inlaid – processing of which is very difficult and time
The New Generation style offers an improved sound, is
slightly heavier than its predecessor and is slightly taller.
Weight and Dimension:
Weight: 12 Lb or 5.3 kg
Height: 17.5 inches or 45 cm
Head diameter (outside, including the rim): 10.75 inches or 27 cm
Head diameter (skin only): 8.5 inches or 22 cm
This drum comes with a padded case, an extra head
and a tuning key.