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Ruby Pro African Djembe, 13-14" Head with Free Lessons

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  • Ruby Pro African Djembe, 13-14" Head with Free Lessons
  • Ruby Pro African Djembe, 13-14" Head with Free Lessons
  • Ruby Pro African Djembe, 13-14" Head with Free Lessons
  • Ruby Pro African Djembe, 13-14" Head with Free Lessons
  • Ruby Pro African Djembe, 13-14" Head with Free Lessons
  • Ruby Pro African Djembe, 13-14" Head with Free Lessons
MSRP: $810.00
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Customer Review: "Just received my new 14" Ruby Pro and it is the most incredible drum I have ever played. Cannot believe how crisp the tones and slaps are as well as a great bass. The drum itself is so beautiful and the workmanship impeccable." -Michael

"I ordered my drum on Thursday, March 12 and was so excited when it arrived March 13, WOW what deliver service. The phone service I received while ordering was fantastic. The drum - Ruby Diamond Pro is absolutely BEAUTIFUL and the sound is terrific. I went to a drum circle Friday night and everyone loved it and of course asked where I got it. Thanks again from the great service and the beautiful drum. When I order another it will definitely be from X8." -Kathy

The Ruby Pro African djembe drum is a professional level djembe that sounds absolutely fantastic and is built to perfection. Made with the utmost care and attention to detail this Pro African djembe drum is a hand-carved beauty that is not only stunning but a true work of art. It just doesn't get any better than this!

We take great pride that our djembe drums are environmentally friendly. Each drum is made from legally harvested/Government inspected and certified Mahogany.


Please note that each drum is hand-carved, by master carvers, and sizes will tend to slightly fluctuate. No two drums are exactly alike which makes each one a unique work of art.

25-26" Tall x 13-14" Head, 35 Sets of Rope Runners

Not sure about the size? Read Which Size Djembe is Right for Me?

Need help tuning? Watch our video, How to Tune a Djembe .

All X8 Djembes come with FREE Djembe Lessons! Learn to Tune and play your new drum with two complimentary lessons by X8 Drums.


  • Every drum comes with a Djembe Care & Maintenance Guide
  • Legally Harvested, Environmentally Sustainable Mahogany wood
  • One-piece Mahogany solid shell construction
  • Government Certification Process
  • Low Stretch Alpine Nylon HTB 5 mm Rope
  • Natural, unbleached heads for authentic look and sound.
  • 3 ring system at the head for more stable tuning and elimination of skin slippage
  • Lathe turned for uniform thickness
  • Lateral groove/rough surfaced carvings on interior bowl to reduce overtones
  • Premium selected goatskin drumheads
  • Temperature controlled storage environment
  • Shells are kiln dried with up to 20 coats of teak oil to protect and preserve the wood.
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7 Reviews

  • 5
    Love this drum!

    Posted by Marcus on 18th Oct 2023

    A friend had a djembe I tried years ago, and I always wanted one to learn, and this drum is great. I wanted something large that had great bass. Totally recommend.

  • 5
    Amazing Drum

    Posted by Kurt on 4th Jan 2017

    I am completely impressed with this drum. Way more than I expected it to be. Room filling base, bright tap tone and sharp slap tone. Really happy with it.

  • 5
    great substitute. great sound and look.

    Posted by Roy on 15th Sep 2016

    Ordered tribal African, it was out of stock the guys at x8 subbed it for this beautiful drum.

  • 5
    great drum

    Posted by chris on 22nd Mar 2016

    better looking than I expected and sounds great too right out of the box needed a little tuning sounds like a djembe right out of africa

  • 5
    Perfect size head for my hands!!

    Posted by Jay on 26th Feb 2015

    The bass fills my bedroom. The slaps and tones seem to come from my walls. Excellent projection!!

  • 5
    13" Ruby Djembe

    Posted by Peter Sakelos on 28th Jul 2014

    The Djembe is Beautiful and very well made. The tones on this drum are awesome, crisp high tones and thundering low tones. I would recommend this drum to any serious Djembe player.

  • 5

    Posted by Kent on 11th Jul 2014

    I facilitate drum circles and own over 60 djembes, from inexpensive fleet drums to more exotic African hand-made works of art. I bought the larger Ruby, and, WOW! Right out of the box, the sounds out of this drum rival anything I have ever played! Congrats, X8.

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