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X8 Drums Origins Djembe, Medium

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The X8 Drums Origins Djembe is handcrafted from a single piece of Mahogany hardwood with a natural carved finish. We recommend this drum for beginner and intermediate players.

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We take great pride that our djembe drums are environmentally friendly. Each drum is made from legally harvested/Government inspected and certified Mahogany. The fact that we import these drums directly means that you get 'factory direct' prices and the finest selection of handcrafted djembe drums.


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.

23-24" x 11-12" Head

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

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


  • Legally Harvested, Environmentally Sustainable Mahogany wood
  • One-piece Mahogany solid shell construction
  • Government Certification Process
  • 24" Tall : Low Stretch Alpine Nylon HTB 5 mm, 21 rope runners
  • Lathe turned for uniform thickness
  • Lateral groove/rough surfaced carvings on interior bowl to reduce overtones
  • Shells are kiln dried with up to 20 coats of teak oil to protect and preserver the wood.
  • Premium selected goatskin drumheads
  • Temperature controlled storage environment
  • Professional drum techs on staff ready to service your djembe
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"X8 Drums Hand Percussion: 1-Year Limited
X8 Drums & Percussion Djembes: 3 month limited on shell only


This warranty extends only to defects in materials or workmanship as limited above and does not extend to any product which has been lost or discarded, by accident or improper maintenance; or which has been altered; or which has been repaired or modified by a non-authorized person or company. This warranty does not apply to any owner other than the original purchaser; any defects caused by reasonable use, neglect, moisture and/or temperature extremes, handling, shipping or accidents; natural wood finishes or normal color changes of wood or shell covering material. Under this warranty repair or replacement of parts is the only remedy, and loss of use of the products, loss of time, inconvenience or consequential damages are not covered.

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  1. amazing!

    Posted by DustinWayne BumboBee on 12th May 2016

    This is my first drum so I don't have much to compare it to but I LOVE everything about it. Sounds amazing, easy to change the sound depending on what techniques I'm using to connect with the drum, not too heavy yet very solid. I ended up painting my own henna design on top of it to take away the commercial look and give it more of a bohemian look. The drum is amazing and totally worth every penny!

  2. Great drum!

    Posted by Unknown on 27th Dec 2014

    I sent this drum to my brother, and he was thrilled! Said it had great sound and was a beautiful instrument. My only complaint was I couldn't tell it was out of stock when I ordered it, so it took 10 days to ship! Look carefully when you buy, but the drum itself is great.

  3. Love It Love It Love It

    Posted by DJS on 11th Aug 2014

    As a novice drummer, I searched a long time to find this perfect djembe. I love the rich sounds, the beautiful mahagony, sturdy construction, and affordable price.

  4. African Jammer Djembe

    Posted by Robin Marlowe on 1st Aug 2014

    I love the drum, and the x8'er who helped me decide which drum to get was courteous, patient, and seemed to know all he needed to know to help me. excellent experience.

  5. Easy, good service and good sound

    Posted by Hector Zuniga on 14th Jul 2014

    Hi ppl . I have a great experience with 8x drum ,
    It was easy to order, I received exactly what I ask for and now I'm enjoying my djembe ...thank you 8x drums for give me a new sound in my everyday of life ..

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